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Synonyms for crippling
crip·pling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crippling, disabling, incapacitatingadjective

    that cripples or disables or incapacitates

    "a crippling injury"

    Synonyms:
    disabling, incapacitating, disqualifying

    Antonyms:
    healthful

Editors Contribution

  1. nerf

    the term in gaming ones, as slang, to make it weaker or worse

    there is a nerf to the skills in-game.

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#11452overwhelming
#15555devastating
#20473disabling
#37088debilitating
#42366crippling
#77423disqualifying
#84995ruinous
#112577incapacitating
#199174paralysing

How to use crippling in a sentence?

  1. Stuart King:

    It's an interesting balancing act with the UK wanting to be seen as thought leaders without crippling international competitiveness in other areas like remuneration.

  2. Tom Hanks:

    My wife lost her sense of taste and smell, she had severe nausea, she had a much higher fever than I did. I just had crippling body aches, I was very fatigued all the time and I couldn't concentrate on anything for more than about 12 minutes.

  3. Chamath Palihapitiya:

    That’s not caring. … I care about the fact that our economy can turn on a dime if China invades Taiwan. I care about climate change. I care about America’s crippling and decrepit health care infrastructure. But if you ask me do I care about a segment of a class of people in another country ? Not until we can take care of ourselves will I prioritize them over us, and I think a lot of people believe that, and I ’m sorry if that’s a hard truth to hear, but every time I say that I ‘ care about the Uyghurs ’, I ’m really just lying if I do n’t really care, and so I rather not lie to you and tell you the truth. It’s not a priority for me.

  4. Tom Toomey:

    Over the top spending is definitely a big thing we need to fix, but that’s not the only thing, we need to get rid of regulations that are crippling small business. We need to lower taxes.

  5. The Hollywood Reporter:

    The crippling economics of Broadway have long since ushered in the era of downsized casts and mini-orchestras, so the sheer spectacle value of an opulently costumed 50-member troupe, accompanied by 29 musicians in the pit, is enough to make a musical-theater lover's head explode.


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