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Adjective: crippling  kri-pul-ing
  1. That cripples, disables or incapacitates
    "a crippling injury";
    - disabling, incapacitating
Verb: cripple  kri-pul
  1. Deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    "This measure crippled our efforts";
    - stultify
  2. Deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg
    "The accident has crippled her for life";
    - lame

See also: unhealthful

Type of: maim, weaken

Encyclopedia: Cripple