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  1. crippledadjective

    uncrippled, noncrippled

  2. crippledadjective

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

    noncrippled, uncrippled

  3. crippledadjective

    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.

    noncrippled, uncrippled

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, gameadjective

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

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


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crippledadjective

    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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  1. Garo Paylan:

    Hrant was cut down trying to shed a light on the genocide, making the lie unsustainable ... People saw that until this 100-year-old wound heals, Turkey will be crippled.

  2. Gregory McGee:

    We were crippled, essentially, for a whole day, all of our incident reports, all of our crime reports, that's all digitized.

  3. 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.

  4. Aurangzeb Khan:

    There are many children who were disfigured, or crippled, who need continuous long-term treatment. And above all, they need psychological rehabilitation.

  5. Norman Mailer:

    People move forward into the future out of the way they comprehend the past. When we don't understand something in our past, we are therefore crippled.

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