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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. Michaelle Dierich:

    You brutalized me; you terrorized me, you left me mentally and emotionally crippled beyond words or expression.

  2. Martin Luther:

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

  3. Gregory McGee:

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

  4. Barbara Tuchman:

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

  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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