What is another word for Paralyzing?

Pronunciation: [pˈaɹəlˌa͡ɪzɪŋ] (IPA)

Paralyzing indicates something that causes complete or partial loss of function or the ability to move. It can also be used to describe a situation that causes fear or panic to such an extent that one is unable to act or make decisions. There are several synonyms for this word, including immobilizing, debilitating, incapacitating, stupefying, halting, arresting, and freezing. Each of these terms is used to describe an action, condition, or situation that hinders a person's ability to function normally. When you find something which is paralyzing, you may need to use one or more of these synonyms to articulate the extent of the effects.

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Usage examples for Paralyzing

Melissa, standing among the sycamores below, had seen it all as a sudden, Paralyzing vision.
"Stories of the Foot-hills"
Margaret Collier Graham
It was not much of a place, being at most about three hundred acres, with a small, untenanted house on it-and property went for a song, anyhow, in that part of the world-but, nevertheless, the news was Paralyzing to General and Mrs. Temple.
Molly Elliot Seawell
Morgan had turned and walked around behind his desk, and as Boone added his Paralyzing announcement, he threw open the drawer.
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck

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