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When you don't educate the people, you're crippling them. You are, you're not giving them ways to survive.
Emmanuel Jal

Meaning of "crippling" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIPPLING

crippling  [ˈkrɪplɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIPPLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crippling is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRIPPLING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crippling in the English dictionary

The definition of crippling in the dictionary is damaging or injurious.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIPPLING


coupling
ˈkʌplɪŋ
decoupling
diːˈkʌplɪŋ
dumpling
ˈdʌmplɪŋ
fopling
ˈfɒplɪŋ
grappling
ˈɡræplɪŋ
Kipling
ˈkɪplɪŋ
pling
plɪŋ
popeling
ˈpəʊplɪŋ
sampling
ˈsɑːmplɪŋ
sapling
ˈsæplɪŋ
stripling
ˈstrɪplɪŋ
wool-stapling
ˈwʊlˌsteɪplɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIPPLING

criollo
crios
cripes
Crippen
cripple
Cripple Creek
crippled
crippledom
crippler
crippleware
cripplingly
Cripps
cris de coeur
crise
crises
Criseyde
crisic
crisis
crisis centre
crisis management

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIPPLING

block sampling
chorionic villus sampling
consumer sampling
direct coupling
feeling
flange coupling
fluid coupling
half coupling
handling
hydraulic coupling
mailing
quota sampling
rippling
rolling
selling
spread sampling
sterling
stippling
stomach stapling
universal coupling

Synonyms and antonyms of crippling in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRIPPLING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crippling» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crippling

Translation of «crippling» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIPPLING

Find out the translation of crippling to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crippling from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crippling» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

严重损害健康的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

devastador
570 millions of speakers

English

crippling
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गंभीर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

парализует
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

devastador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অসমর্থকরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

handicapant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melumpuhkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lähmend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

身体障害を引き起こすような
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불구로 만드는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lumpuh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khập khểnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தடைபடுதலில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

felce uğratan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

invalidante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kalectwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

паралізує
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crippling
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ακρωτηριάζοντας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verlammende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förlamande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lammende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crippling

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIPPLING»

The term «crippling» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.051 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crippling

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10 QUOTES WITH «CRIPPLING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crippling.
1
Ben Daniels
I would never advise anyone to stay in the closet to further their careers - I'm sure it leads to big fat gay ulcers. There are actors I know who won't come out, and I can see it crippling them as human beings. It's a great shame that people can't be who they are in the 21st century, and people won't let them be who they are.
2
Virginia Foxx
China is crippling our manufacturing economy and eliminating our jobs by illegally flooding our markets.
3
Emmanuel Jal
When you don't educate the people, you're crippling them. You are, you're not giving them ways to survive.
4
Alveda King
Let's be honest about this; the liberal agenda with failed stimulus plans and government entitlement programs is crippling our economy and our quality of life.
5
Jack Kingston
Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county. The U.S. has more costs of litigation per person than any other industrialized nation in the world, and it is crippling our economy.
6
David Limbaugh
A president who believed that America's greatness is recoverable and expandable - a chief executive determined to lead us back to national restoration - would reject the crippling notions of national impotency that Obama has embraced.
7
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
What really got me focused on cancer was when my best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, and even though she was a well-to-do person, I found that her treatment costs were crippling.
8
Michael Palin
I do have high standards. I look at everything I have done and think, 'Why wasn't that better?' Part of my motivation is from crippling self-doubt - I have got to prove myself wrong.
9
Joseph Prince
It is the truth of grace and not of the law that brings you true freedom. The truth of the law only binds you. In fact, religious bondage is one of the most crippling bondages with which a person can be encumbered. Religious bondage keeps one in constant fear, guilt, and anxiety.
10
Christina Ricci
We all have insecurities, and the thing that makes them crippling is that we all have the ability to blow them up into such huge issues in our minds, that we might as well have a facial deformity. It keeps us from really going out there and living our lives, and forgetting about hating yourself and just experiencing the world around you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIPPLING»

Discover the use of crippling in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crippling and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Crippling Epistemologies and Governance Failures: A Plea for ...
He closes the work with a plea for experimentalism in academic research, policy development, and organization design.
Gilles Paquet, 2009
2
A massive swelling: celebrity re-examined as a grotesque, ...
A columnist and cultural critic explores the meaning of fame and celebrity in modern-day society, in a provocative, witty colleciton of essays that takes on such icons as Barbra Streisand the role of the diva, Michael Jackson, Bruce Willis, ...
Cintra Wilson, 2001
3
Zombie Banks: How Broken Banks and Debtor Nations Are ...
The approach used now has not, and will not, work. This timely book reveals why. Zombie Banks tells the story of how debtor nations and failing institutions are damaging the long-term prospects of the global economy.
Yalman Onaran, 2011
4
Buckling Experiments, Shells, Built-up Structures, ...
This load redistribution results in a stress build-up in the comer regions leading to local crippling failure that is initiated due to material yielding in the highly loaded corners/ junctures. The thin-walled columns and stiffeners of efficiently ...
J. Singer, J. Arbocz, T. Weller, 2002
5
Kazan and Moscow: five centuries of crippling coexistence ...
Dr. Shafiga Daulet's landmark analysis of the five-century long peaceable struggle of the Kazan-Tatars to regain their freedom from Russian imperialism offers a rare example of peaceful resolution of ethnic conflict.
Shafiga Daulet, 2003
6
A Textbook of Strength of Materials
EXPRESSION FOR CRIPPLING LOAD WHEN ONE END OF THE COLUMN IS FIXED AND THE OTHER END IS FREE Consider a columnAB, of length l and uniform cross-sectional area, fixed at the endA and free at the end B. The free end ...
R. K. Bansal, 2010
7
Handbook of Structural Engineering, Second Edition
6.6.4.5 Combined Bending and Web Crippling For combined bending and web crippling, the design of beam webs should be based on the interaction equations provided in the AISI Specification [7]. These equations are presented in Table 6.4  ...
W.F. Chen, E.M. Lui, 2005
8
Thin-Walled Structures - Advances and Developments
The results of the pilot study appeared to show that I-beam headers behave similar to built-up sections for web crippling strength. Therefore, for these specimens, Pn was calculated using Eqa 2 and the coefficients for built-up sections.
J. Zaras, K. Kowal-Michalska, J. Rhodes, 2001
9
Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
The load at which the column just buckles is known as buckling load or critical load or crippling load. 5. The crippling load for a column by liuler's formula for different end conditions is given by T^ El P = — — when both ends are hinged 2 pj ...
R.K Bansal
10
ISScapades: The Crippling of America's Space Program
Donald A. Beattie served on the Space Station Advisory Committee from 1987 to 1994.
Donald A. Beattie, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIPPLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crippling is used in the context of the following news items.
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Thai farmers ask spirits for rain to end crippling drought
Thai farmers ask spirits for rain to end crippling drought. By Thanyarat Doksone Associated Press. Posted: 07/08/2015 02:46:24 AM MDT | Updated: about 4 ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
2
Terminator Genisys, Jurassic World and the (sometimes) crippling
Did you ever think we'd see Terminator, a Jurassic Park film and a Max Max sequel sitting at or near the top of the box office all at once? «Blastr, Jul 15»
3
Crippling inflation from private debt
I am pleased to see others writing about the disastrous private funding of government debts. Two such letters in the last few weeks have ... «Parksville Qualicum Beach News, Jul 15»
4
CAMH says crippling rent increase puts College Street location in …
A massive rent increase at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's College Street facility could put the hospital's future on the street in ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
5
Assuring Hospital Emergency Care Without Crippling Competition
Hospital emergency departments (EDs) occupy a critical position in the American health care system, bearing responsibility for the most urgent ... «Health Affairs, Jul 15»
6
Watch: DWP tries to divert attention from crippling £12bn cuts by …
Watch: DWP tries to divert attention from crippling £12bn cuts by releasing pensions rap. Video is re-release of Department for Work and ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
7
Corruption is crippling gains made, says Changamwe MP Omar …
Corruption is crippling gains made, says Changamwe MP Omar Mwinyi. By Patrick Beja Updated Tuesday, July 7th 2015 at 00:00 GMT +3. Share this story:. «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
8
America's next crippling drought: Why California is our apocalyptic …
America's next crippling drought: Why California is our apocalyptic future The dried shore at San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area in El ... «Salon, Jul 15»
9
Debt trap crippling Greece catches world's big economies
We have the Greeks to thank for an elementary tutorial in what ails the world economy. Greece's central problem is that it has too much debt ... «The Register-Guard, Jul 15»
10
Zöe Lucker opens up about crippling anxiety: 'I worry about …
She's the person who gave us Tanya Turner, but Zöe Lucker couldn't be more different to her famous Footballers' Wives character. «Closer, Jul 15»

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