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crippling

see definition of crippling
  • verbdisable; make lame
  • verbhinder action, progress
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Synonyms for crippling

verb disable; make lame
  • debilitate
  • hamstring
  • hurt
  • immobilize
  • incapacitate
  • injure
  • paralyze
  • sap
  • stifle
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • attenuate
  • blunt
  • disarm
  • dismember
  • enfeeble
  • lame
  • maim
  • mangle
  • mutilate
  • palsy
  • prostrate
  • sideline
  • dislimb
  • unstrengthen

Antonyms for crippling

  • aid
  • assist
  • cure
  • heal
  • help
  • mend
  • mobilize
  • strengthen
  • repair
  • allow
  • capacitate
  • enable
  • encourage
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to crippling

disarmament

noun. reduction of weapons
  • arms limitation
  • arms reduction
  • conquest
  • crippling
  • de-escalation
  • demilitarization
  • demobilization
  • disablement
  • disqualification
  • freeze
  • neutralizing
  • occupation
  • pacification
  • paralyzing
  • rendering powerless
  • subjugation

harmful

adjective. injurious, hurtful

ruinous

adjective. disastrous, devastating

tumbledown

adjective. ruinous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.