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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"


  1. crippled(Adjective)

    Having a less than fully functional limb, or injuries which prevent full mobility.

    1848 "A crippled man, twenty years older than you, whom you will have to wait on?" u2014 Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Chapter 17.

  2. crippled(Adjective)

    Having any difficulty or impediment which can be likened to a crippling injury.

    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. u2014 Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crippled

    of Cripple

  2. Crippled(adj)

    lamed; lame; disabled; impeded

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crippled in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crippled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of crippled in a Sentence

  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. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. Martin Luther:

    If Negroes could vote, there would be no Jim Clarks, our children would not be crippled by segregated schools ….

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