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  • as incrippled
  • as indisabled

synonyms for hamstrung

  • broken
  • damaged
  • deformed
  • handicapped
  • harmed
  • impaired
  • mangled
  • marred
  • paralyzed
  • enfeebled
  • game
  • halt
  • hog-tied
  • incapacitated
  • lame
  • maimed
  • mutilated
  • sidelined
  • bedridden
  • defective
  • housebound
  • laid up
  • out of commission

antonyms for hamstrung

MOST RELEVANT
  • OK
  • fixed
  • perfect
  • unbroken
  • working
  • able
  • capable
  • healthy
  • walking
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How to use hamstrung in a sentence

A wolf would have hamstrung his opponent and killed him at his leisure; but foxes rarely fight to the death.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
This was done; he was hamstrung, and then set on a certain small island near the shore, called Sævarstad.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Wasn't it going to be nice to live in a world without punctured eardrums and hamstrung nerves?
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
For many minutes the bull stood motionless, his hamstrung quarter sinking lower and lower.
KAZANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Paphnutius, besides, came limping on one leg, his left having been hamstrung.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
The term used by the herders in these cases is that the cattle were "hamstrung," the tendons of the legs being severed.
THE AWAKENING OF THE DESERTJULIUS C. BIRGE
One rushed up and hamstrung the beast, while still standing, by a blow with an axe.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
Murray had no less than four horses either speared, hamstrung, or clubbed—a circumstance almost unexampled.
THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGNS, 1882 TO 1885CHARLES ROYLE
But it was found that the Raja's servants, by way of making quite sure, had first hamstrung the poor antelope!
BEAST AND MAN IN INDIAJOHN LOCKWOOD KIPLING
Getting up close behind the still fighting wild deer, with one stroke of their weapons they hamstrung the brave creatures.
THE YOUNG RAJAHW.H.G. KINGSTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HAMSTRUNG

  • bedridden
  • broken
  • damaged
  • defective
  • deformed
  • enfeebled
  • game
  • halt
  • hamstrung
  • handicapped
  • harmed
  • hog-tied
  • housebound
  • impaired
  • incapacitated
  • laid up
  • lame
  • maimed
  • mangled
  • marred
  • mutilated
  • out of commission
  • paralyzed
  • sidelined
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.