Definition of cripplingly in US English:

cripplingly

adverb

  • as submodifier To an extent that causes a severe or almost insuperable problem (used to emphasize the extreme degree of something)

    ‘it would be cripplingly expensive to buy replacements’
    ‘I was cripplingly shy’

Pronunciation

cripplingly

/ˈkrɪp(ə)lɪŋli//ˈkrip(ə)liNGlē/