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emotional cripple (ɪˈməʊʃənəl ˈkrɪpəl) 



  1. (informal, offensive) someone who is unable to feel or show true emotion and so cannot form relationships with other people   ⇒  ■ De Niro's films comprise an awesome gallery of psychological bullies and emotional cripples.,   ⇒  ■ An increasing number of women are refusing to become involved with men who are emotional cripples.


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