Cripple in a sentence as a noun

It doesn't cripple you, it forces you to focus on things that move the dial.

But the last thing you should do is cripple the tools you make for others to use in some sort of ignoble bid to be moral.

Being banned from the internet today makes you deaf, dumb and blind; much like being banned from electricity would cripple you.

Or you would find that no one is willing to lend money and this would cripple an important part of the financial system.

Absolutely the thought of this kind of "feature" used to actively cripple a democratic tool by big gov is chilling.

Cripple in a sentence as a verb

We should not cripple tools, or make them more complex, in an effort to make them easier to learn, but that's exactly what many people seem to advocate!

A classic example is rate limiting for an API. Doing it in Postgres with a disk I/O per request would cripple any semi-popular API.

Originality thrives in seclusion free of outside influences beating upon us to cripple the creative mind.

No business lasts forever; what happens if Amazon, two years from now, starts making policy decisions that cripple your business?

Let them deal with their problems themselves, and not use tax payer money to fix their problems, and **** or cripple another industry in the process - without even mentioning all those liberty and censorship issues.

Cripple definitions


someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back


deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work"

See also: stultify


deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"

See also: lame