An attack of illness in November 1900 seriously impaired his health.
The authority of the pontificate was seriously impaired by these circumstances.
Albania, the traditional claim of France to protect Roman Catholics in the Ottoman Empire has been greatly impaired by the non-religious character of the Republic. Like Italy, she is now regarded by Eastern Catholics with distrust as an enemy of the Holy Father.
The Ob-Yenisei canal is ready for use, but its actual usefulness is impaired by the scarcity of water in the smaller streams forming part of the system.
The national credit was so seriously impaired abroad that foreign loans could only be obtained at ruinous rates of interest.