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paralyzed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of paralyzed

  1. 1 affected with paralysis special ramps for paralyzed people in wheelchairs Synonyms paralyticRelated Words challenged, crippled, disabled, maimed, mutilated; halt, hobbled, lame, lamed; impaired, incapacitated; hamstrung; hemiplegic, paraplegic, paretic, quadriplegic; debilitated, decrepit, enfeebled, feeble, frail, infirm, wasted, weak, weakenedNear Antonyms able-bodied; fit, hale, healthy, hearty, robust, sound, well, whole

  2. 2 unable to act or achieve one's purpose a seemingly paralyzed mayor sat by as the city's crime rate soared Synonyms hamstrung, handcuffed, helpless, high and dry, hog-tied, impotent, impuissant, powerless, weakRelated Words incapable, incompetent, ineffective, ineffectual, inept, unfit, useless; feeble, frail, infirm, passive, spineless, supine, unaggressiveNear Antonyms able, capable, competent, effective, efficient; authoritarian, autocratic (also autocratical), despotic, dictatorial, magisterial, tyrannical (also tyrannic); dominant, dynamic, energetic, forceful, robust, sturdy, tough, vigorous; important, major, significant; high-level, senior, topAntonyms mighty, potent, powerful, puissant, strong



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