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Pronunciation

Adjective

crippled

  1. Pertaining to someone with a less than fully functional limb, or has injuries which prevent full mobility.
    1848 "A crippled man, twenty years older than you, whom you will have to wait on?" — Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Chapter 17.
  2. Pertaining to 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. — Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Translations

Verb

crippled

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of cripple.

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