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[hˈandɪkˌap], [hˈandɪkˌap], [h_ˈa_n_d_ɪ_k_ˌa_p]

Synonyms for Handicap:

disease (noun)

affection, ague, ailment, apoplexy, attack, breakdown, bug, collapse, complaint, complication, condition, curse, debility, decrepitude, disability, disease, disorder, fever, feverishness, illness, indisposition, infection, infirmity, infliction, malady, malaise, nausea, pestilence, queasiness, sickliness, sickness, spasm, symptom, syndrome, unhealthiness, virus.

hindrance (noun)

bafflement, barrier, blockade, blockage, congestion, constipation, constraint, damper, deterrent, disadvantage, drawback, encumbrance, entanglement, entrapment, frustration, hindrance, hurdle, impasse, impedance, impediment, inhibition, interruption, obstacle, obstruction, opposition, resistance, restraint, restriction, stoppage.

impotence (noun)

feebleness, impotence, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incompetence, powerlessness, weakness.

penalty (noun)

abatement, chastisement, correction, deduction, forfeiture, judgment, penalty, premium, punishment, retribution.

disable (verb)

abrogate, anesthetize, benumb, botch, cramp, cripple, deaden, disable, disarm, dull, enfeeble, hamper, hamstring, hinder, hobble, impair, incapacitate, invalidate, lame, neutralize, paralyze, prostrate, sap, scotch, screw up, stun, stupefy, tamper, undermine, vitiate, weaken.

hinder (verb)

baffle, bar, block, bottleneck, brake, bung, burden, catch, check, choke, clog, complicate, congest, constipate, constrain, counter, crimp, curb, dam, delay, detain, deter, drag, encumber, entangle, entrap, fetter, foul, frustrate, impede, inhibit, interrupt, jam, mire, obstruct, oppose, plug, resist, restrain, restrict, snag, snarl, stay, stop, tangle, thwart.

penalize (verb)

abate, chastise, correct, deduct, discipline, discount, fine, forfeit, judge, penalize, punish, retribute.

Other synonyms and related words:

Achilles heel, Achilles' heel, Deadwood, Entoil, Holdback, Incommodity, abnormality, abuse, accessible, accommodate, acute disease, adapt, adjust, advantage, adverse, affliction, agonism, albatross, allergic disease, allergy, allowance, amerce, amercement, amputation, asphyxiate, atrophy, awkward, bacterial disease, bad, baffling, baggage, balance, bale, balk, barricade, baulk, bear hard upon, birth defect, blight, blind, bog, bog down, bow legs, bridle, bulge, bullfight, burdening, burthen, cardiovascular disease, care, cargo, chain, challenged, charge, charging, chase, checkout, cheque, chip, chit, chronic disease, circulatory disease, clog the wheels, compecompetition, concours, confine, conflict, confuse, congenital defect, contrary, control, corner, corrivalry, corrivalship, counteract, cross, cumber, cumbersome, cumbrance, curtail, damage, dapper, dead weight, deadening, deadweight, debar, debilitate, decline, defect, defer, deficiency disease, deformity, degenerative disease, degradation, deprivation, derby, deterioration, detriment, differential treatment, difficulty, diminish, disabled, disablement, disbenefit, discommode, discompose, discourage, disenable, disfavour, distemper, downside, draw, dress, dressage, dumb, edge, emasculate, embarrass, embarrassment, endemic, endemic disease, endocrine disease, enervate, enmesh, ensnarl, entrammel, entwine, epidemic disease, equalize, equalize level, equate, establish equality, fault, favor, field day, fit, flat race, flaw, foil, forestall, freight, functional disease, fungus disease, furlong, gastrointestinal disease, genetic disease, give points, going, golf term, golfing disadvantage, gymkhana, halter, handcuff, handicap race, handicapped, hangup, harm, harness race, head start, heat, hereditary disease, hinderance, hitch, hog-tie, hold back, hold up, horse, hurdle race, hurt, hustle, iatrogenic disease, immobilize, impaired, impairment, impedimenta, imposition, impost, imprisonment, inauspicious, incapacity, incarceration, incommode, inconvenience, inconvenient, incubus, incumbency, incumber, incumbrance, inefficiency, infectious disease, injure permanently, injury, interfere, interfere with, interference, invalid, involve, jump, keep back, lade, lading, lay, lessen, let, liability, lime, limit, limitation, load, load with, loading, loss, loss of ground, lumber, maim, manacle, match, meddlesome, millstone, minus, mischief, mishap, morbidity, morbus, mulct, muscular disease, mute, mysterious, neat, net, neurological disease, nutritional disease, obstructer, obstructive, obstructor, occupational disease, odds, olfactory impairment, onerous requirement, onus, oppilative, oppress, oppression, orderly, organic disease, overburden, overcharge, overhand, overload, overtax, overtaxing, overweight, overweighting, pack, paddock, pandemic disease, paralysis, paralyzed, pathological condition, pathology, penalise, penance, physical disability, pip, plant disease, plate race, points, poise, postpone, prejudice, press down, press hard upon, pressure, prevent, preventive, price, problem, protozoan disease, psychological baggage, psychosomatic disease, purse, purse race, put back, put out of commission, put to inconvenience, quadriplegic, quarter-horse race, race, racetrack, racing, readjust, reduce, regatta, regulate, rein, render accordant, render equal, repress, respiratory disease, rest hard upon, restore equality, restore equilibrium, ringer, rivalry, road block, rockiness, sabotage, saddle, saddle with, saddling, secondary disease, seediness, sentence, set back, setback, shackle, sham fight, shipshape, short-circuit, shortcoming, sickishness, sideline, sign, signs, slow, slow down, smart, sporting, sporting disadvantage, spot points, stake, stake race, start, steeple chase, steeplechase, step backward, stick, stifle, strain, strangle, strike, strike a balance, stultification, stumbling block, stymie, substantiation, subvert, superincumbency, suppress, surcharge, sweep, sweepstake, sweepstakes, symptomatology, symptomology, symptoms, take out, tauromachy, tax, taxing, tie one's hands, tie up, toil, torpids, trammel, trammels, trespass on, trim, trotting race, trouble, troublesome, turf, unaccommodating, uncooperative, unfavorable, upper hand, urogenital disease, vantage, virus disease, wasting disease, weak spot, weigh down, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, weight, white elephant, worm disease, wound.

Quotes for Handicap:

  1. In politics stupidity is not a handicap Napoleon Bonaparte.
  2. You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time. Gordie Howe.
  3. I don't smoke marijuana anymore. I don't drink. Marijuana is a handicap So is alcohol. Alcohol is a terrible handicap But in spite of being a handicap it shouldn't be criminal. Gary Johnson.