Translation of cripple in Spanish:

cripple

lisiado, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪp(ə)l//ˈkrɪpəl/

noun

dated, offensive

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    lisiado masculine offensive dated
    lisiada feminine offensive dated
    tullido masculine offensive dated
    tullida feminine dated offensive
    an emotional cripple una persona traumada / con traumas

transitive verb

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    (lame, disable)
    he was crippled for life quedó lisiado de por vida
    • he's crippled with arthritis la artritis lo tiene casi inmovilizado
    • a crippled arm un brazo tullido
    • Myself personally I have told my husband that if anything happens he is not to let me come around if I am going to be crippled badly and brain damaged.
    • People are crippled and occasionally killed playing contact sports such as football and rugby, yet no one would suggest they are banned.
    • The judges reportedly expressed more concern for the insurance companies who pick up the bill for damages than for those who are crippled or killed.
    • When she was too crippled to walk more than a few steps, she still spread her husband's shirts out on the kitchen table and ironed them.
    • A sizeable population of the villages neighbouring the border are crippled and maimed.
    • Rising to leave, he winced as his legs cramped, almost crippling him with their intense pain.
    • A young man crippled by a disease of old age may not get the operation he and his family have been hoping and praying for over the last year.
    • A rude person with a fate of becoming disabled will eventually be crippled, but because of his/her personality not many people will care.
    • And the arthritis isn't the typical osteoarthritis that strikes so many older people or the less-common rheumatoid arthritis that can cripple victims as young as six months.
    • If he lives, he'll be a burden to her forever, brain damaged and crippled.
    • After the accident that crippled him, Delbert could no longer play mandolin.
    • I realized that he was quite crippled from the accident.
    • Her son was crippled after a road accident when he was five.
    • One man set the key example by challenging death, fighting a disease that crippled him.
    • He was crippled, impaired, and everywhere he turned he saw dead ends.
    • There are copious menu selections for those who might be crippled, incapable or weak.
    • But he refuses to allow his children to be immunised against the disease that crippled him three decades ago.
    • The young crippled men who have been admitted to the home also enjoyed the music - they clapped and cheered as the band played.
    • In extreme cases, the young soldiers are crippled or even killed.
    • Many survivors from the march have been crippled or maimed, but Ahir escaped with just a fracture in his right leg.
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    (make inactive, ineffective)
    (ship/plane) inutilizar
    (industry) paralizar
    • The Shattering Strike took another series of hits, which crippled its engines and left it's weaponry in ruins.
    • It proved surprisingly easy to cripple vital services to households and businesses, and to disable or disrupt major public utilities.
    • The club has crippling debts of more than £17,000 following 20 years of being run at a loss by members.
    • Qualitatively, the Iraqi military machine is crippled, with no spare parts for its ancient equipment.
    • Dunkerque was only slightly damaged, but was crippled by torpedo aircraft during a second attack on 6 July.
    • Hundreds of farmers, who face crippling debts and bank interest payments, have said that the flood damage will force them into bankruptcy and off the land.
    • The firewalls on a PC are also disabled or crippled to ensure that the virus can replicate or allow external connections to a back-door installed on the PC.
    • In the meantime, a missile salvo from Comet struck the already damaged Claymore, crippling the ship.
    • There was little actual shot damage, but there were crippling collisions.
    • Only four or five compromised client machines can cripple a server; in this way it's a fiendishly economical attack.
    • In today's high-speed networked computing environment, both inadvertent damage and malicious attacks can cripple a system in the blink of an eye.
    • We may be young and fairly likely to stay healthy, but one poorly timed illness or accident can cripple us financially before we've had the chance to establish ourselves.
    • Did the sudden motion cripple its electrical systems?
    • We found that almost a dozen cameras were not attached to a recording machine, six could barely see in the dark and others were crippled by mechanical faults.
    • However, it was modified to accept an electron bolt gun, giving it the ability to disable (/ cripple / damage) much larger ships.
    • There was a chance, many hoped, that someone might finally take seriously the huge bad debts crippling the banking system, and the steady flow of mass sackings in a society used to full employment.
    • The Obliterator was severely damaged in the ramming, but the alien vessel was crippled.
    • These are countries badly affected by governmental mismanagement, failing economies due to debt and crippling poverty.
    • This may be true, but the damage imposed by the bombs has still crippled the London Underground.
    • We must cripple the American war machine and lend all possible material support to those suffering its wrath.
    • Accountants uncovered a string of irregularities in the company's figures and crippling debts.
    • The student loan system may help us through our years as students, but cripples us after we leave.
    • With 24 actual plies, it can withstand severe cuts that would cripple a tire with just 12 actual plies.
    • We have developing countries being crippled by debt, so we need a more value-led globalisation.
    • News of the loan comes just days after prosecutors at his child sex-abuse trial claimed the singer has crippling debts of £155 million.
    • With the county club faced with crippling debts there are reports that they may have to get rid of nine players when contracts are discussed in a few weeks' time.
    • The aim is to damage an adversary's capacity to attack by crippling its advancing armed forces.
    • Now British players are calling for government intervention, warning that the foreign invasion could cripple the development of the game, despite a sharp rise in popularity in recent years.
    • A huge proportion of its income goes to finance an increasingly lame army, crippled by the cessation of Soviet support.
    • Because of this bad judgment, my ship is crippled and we have no way to repair the damage with anything we have on board.
    • Clearly, clamping locks on electronic equipment and intentionally crippling CDs wouldn't increase sales.
    • They aimed to cripple the machinery of war, not simply broaden disdain for it.
    • Finally, we should spread our eggs over many baskets, so that no single breakdown cripples our electricity grid.
    • It could be crippled if relatives of the passengers sue for damages.
    • Business and consumer confidence is fragile, and there are fears that high debts could cripple future spending.
    • The first part of their plan was to disable all orbital satellites around the earth, to cripple the technology of advanced secular nations.
    • The country's economy is crippled by debt repayments greater than the total amount spent on health and education.
    • In addition, the Taipei Railway Station was flooded and valuable equipment damaged, crippling the MRT system.
    • Landlords of an ancient Lancaster pub say work on a multi-million pound apartment development next door is crippling their family business.
    • A blockade would cripple Taiwan economically without damaging its infrastructure.