What is another word for cripples?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈɪpə͡lz] (IPA)

Using respectful language is important and it's always good to be aware of alternative words that can be used instead of potentially offensive terms like "cripples." Some synonyms include people with disabilities, differently-abled, handicapped, physically challenged, and differently abled individuals. It's important to remember that not everyone who has a disability identifies with or prefers certain terms, so it's always best to ask how someone prefers to be addressed. Using offensive or derogatory terms can perpetuate harmful stereotypes and stigmatize individuals with disabilities. Being respectful and inclusive not only benefits those with disabilities but also creates a more accepting and welcoming community for everyone.

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Usage examples for Cripples

Few employments could be more utterly paralysing than lying there, gazing dreamily into the water, and listening to the monotonous drone of the cripples detailing symptoms every one was sick of hearing about.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Nature doesn't often send forth such gifted sons, and when she does, Society usually cripples them.
"George Eliot"
Mathilde Blind
It is no easy task to scramble along these rough cliff edges, and one not to be undertaken by cripples or invalids.
G. E. Mitton

Famous quotes with Cripples

  • The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense.
    Edsger Dijkstra
  • If one student is unable to get online, it cripples that student's team and puts the whole course in jeopardy.
    John Gallagher
  • People who are much too sensitive to demand of cripples that they run races ask of the poor that they get up and act just like everyone else in the society.
    Michael Harrington
  • I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my successes or failures, fame or pain, what other people think of me or say about me, my circumstances, or my position. Attitude keeps me going or cripples my progress. It alone fuels my fire or assaults my hope. When my attitudes are right, there is no barrier too high, no valley too deep, no dream too extreme, no challenge too great for me.
    Charles R. Swindoll
  • Originally, God was to save individual mind from despair if not disaster, love was an attempt by one mind to possess another mind and justice was a mind's concern for all other minds. In case of the first, mind is too weak and fearful to understand itself. In the second, the nature cripples the reason and over powers human mind! In the third situation, the reason is more evolved and makes the human mind to stand on its own and does what best is possible with respect to other minds!
    Thiruman Archunan

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