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Synonyms for crippled

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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

How to pronounce crippled?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
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How to say crippled in sign language?

  1. crippled

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#305game
#3302disabled
#13785lame
#13959halt
#14444handicapped
#19606spirited
#26261gritty
#29227crippled
#31313feeble
#34513paralyzed
#40097halting
#48148mutilated
#50233spunky
#71541paralysed
#122756hamstrung
#155564gimpy
#193909gamey

How to use crippled in a sentence?

  1. Nadia Gul:

    We have fears in our minds and in our hearts, but we will not lose courage, our aim, the aim of all the polio workers, is that we end this scourge in our country, so that no child, God forbid, is crippled.

  2. F. F. Bosworth:

    It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.

  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. 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.

  5. Yuval Ben-Itzhak:

    There were several waves of these samples, usually four times per year. This crippled-sample generation lasted for about four years. The last wave was received at the beginning of the year 2013.


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