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(somewhat rare) Bringing harm or injury to
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Present participle for to render physically powerless, injured or unable to move
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“Zach defied all expectations that this accident would cripple him and transform his life for the worst.”
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Present participle for to be detrimental to
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“This sort of overprotection may actually cripple his ability to be resilient and discourage him from trying anything new.”
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Present participle for to cause something to stop functioning altogether
“We need to effectively respond to the bad actors out there who want to steal our data and cripple our systems.”
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Present participle for to render financially unstable
“Mounting debts would eventually cripple the company.”
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Present participle for to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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Present participle for deprive of strength and vigour
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Present participle for lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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Present participle for severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of
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Present participle for to destroy, weaken or work against
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Present participle for to cripple or weaken an element of a video game during its development
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for disarm; smooth over
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Present participle for to take apart or break down
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Present participle for strike repeatedly with hard blows
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The act of sabotaging something
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The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something
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The reduction or the abolition of the military forces and armaments of a nation, and of its capability to wage war
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Very tiring
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Very great in degree, often with bad or negative repercussions
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Severe or harsh in nature
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