Unmeaht (on Nīwenglisce hātte "disability") is brād word þe is fram þǣre Worulde Hǣlðe Þēodnesse in Nīwenglisce þus tōmearcod: "Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations. Thus disability is a complex phenomenon, reflecting an interaction between features of a person’s body and features of the society in which he or she lives.'"
Þes traht is awended fornēan þus: "'Unmeaht' is brād wordgemeare, begangende wanunge, gemǣtgunga macunge, and dǣlnimunge gehaftunga. Wanung is wōh līchāmlices weorces oþþe timberes; gemǣtung macunge is earfoþ on gelǣstunge ǣrendes oþþe macunge þe is gefēred fram menn; ac dǣlnimunge gehaftung is wōh þe is gefēred fram menn on steallum līfes. Þæs is unmeaht manigfeald þing, þe ēowaþ efenweorc betweox þǣm mearcum menn līces and þǣm mearcum þæs drohtaðes þǣm þe man wunie.'"
Þēah þe hit wordlīce mǣnþ ǣnig þing on þǣm þe mann nis cræftig, hit is oftost gebrocen tō worde tācnende ungewunelica oþþe ungecyndelica unmeahta.