Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cripple

2 senses of cripple

Sense 1
cripple, stultify -- (deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 2
cripple, lame -- (deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life")
       => maim -- (injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion")

Antonyms of adj crippled

1 sense of crippled

Sense 1
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")

INDIRECT (VIA unfit) -> fit -- (physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise")

Similarity of adj crippled

1 sense of crippled

Sense 1
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")
       => unfit (vs. fit) -- (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service")

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