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English definition of “crippling”

crippling

adjective     /ˈkrɪplɪŋ/
ILLNESS [always before noun] A crippling illness makes someone unable to use their arms or legs in a normal way.Handicap and the disabled
DAMAGE causing great damageLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of crippling adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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