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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game(adj)

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

    Synonyms:
    mettlesome, halt, spirited, lame, halting, gamy, gritty, feeble, gamey, spunky, gimpy, game

    Antonyms:
    fit

Wiktionary

  1. crippled(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    uncrippled, noncrippled

  2. crippled(adjective)

    1848 A crippled man, twenty years older than you, whom you will have to wait on? — Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Chapter 17.

    Antonyms:
    noncrippled, uncrippled

  3. crippled(adjective)

    1893 The Percy Driscoll estate was in such a crippled shape when its owner died that it could pay only sixty percent of its great indebtedness, and was settled at that rate. — Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson.

    Antonyms:
    noncrippled, uncrippled

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crippled(a)

    Synonyms:
    maimed, lame, disabled, deformed, halt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crippled":

    paralyzed, paralysed, hamstrung, mutilated, disabled, handicapped

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3302disabled
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#19606spirited
#26261gritty
#29227crippled
#31313feeble
#34513paralyzed
#40097halting
#48148mutilated
#50233spunky
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#122756hamstrung
#155564gimpy
#193909gamey

How to use crippled in a sentence?

  1. Monica Ningen:

    Maria essentially crippled the entire infrastructure system in Puerto Rico, including the island's power grid, its water, transportation and communications networks and its energy facilities, the poor suffer disproportionately when a disaster strikes.

  2. Barbara Tuchman:

    Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.

  3. Samantha Evans:

    Doctors told me I’d be in a wheelchair by the high school graduation. One nurse even said, ‘You’re going to be crippled for the rest of your life.

  4. Sarosh Zaiwalla:

    Sanctions have crippled Iran's oil production, halving oil exports and severely limiting new development projects. The prospect of them being lifted is creating great excitement ... as foreign trade and investment will allow Iran to make huge efficiencies and drive down the cost of production.

  5. Amarnath Amarasingam:

    Their reach will be diminished, their ability to form a real community online will be crippled, and they will spend most of their time simply trying to claw their way back as opposed to producing and disseminating new content keeping neo-Nazis chasing their tail instead of barking at the rest of us is always a good idea.

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