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Synonyms for crippling

that cripples or disables or incapacitates

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However, Llanddeusant man Phil Williams says he still struggles with cripplingly slow internet at home, and has been waiting for a superfast connection since June.
All over the city we're bombarded with these things "They are also cripplingly bright.
But with their shenanigans, Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have grandly turned it into a day of frightening uncertainties and unpredictable eventualities fraught with consequences that could possibly hurt the nation cripplingly.
This is cripplingly bad news for my ante-post position but it's also undeniable.
So forget the traffic problems, the sporadic water supplies, the cripplingly slow and expensive Internet.
In the play, Quinto plays Tom Wingfield, a restless warehouse worker who dreams of escaping his overbearing mother and cripplingly shy sister.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, too, is hoping the central bank will embark on unlimited bond purchases to help bring down his country's cripplingly high borrowing costs, which he argues are unjustified.
In these frugal days we women understand that sometimes you have to trade one must have for another…and giving up a pair of cripplingly high heels for a pair of gorgeous toned buff arms is a very good deal
So while the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is a vehicle that impresses easily it's also a vehicle that's cripplingly expensive to run and that threatens to torpedo its customer appeal.
South Sudan is one of the poorest regions in the world with low life expectancy, literacy rates and cripplingly poor infrastructure and public services after almost constant conflict since Sudan's independence from Anglo-Egyptian rule in 1956.
Miller and Prew endure most the beatings while Friend plays Kevin as a cripplingly shy, wounded soul.
Their opponents, meanwhile, exaggerated the phenomenon's likely impact - and, as a consequence, dogmatically fixated on drastic, short-term carbon cuts as the only solution, despite overwhelming evidence that such cuts would be cripplingly expensive and woefully ineffective.
Viewed in the larger perspective, the flood devastation has exposed the folly of not developing our cheap indigenous sources of energy, such as hydropower, coal, wind and solar energy, which needs to be simultaneously tapped to get rid of the cripplingly expensive oil-based power generation.
That will account for at least 90 per cent of the weight of any vessel that ventures beyond near-Earth space, and as long as you have to haul your reaction mass all the way up from Earth's immensely deep gravity well, space flight is going to remain cripplingly expensive.
The impact of this brutal, ideological and cripplingly unfair austerity will be truly devastating.