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emotional cripple (ɪˈməʊʃən əl ˈkrɪp əl) 

Definitions

noun

  1. (informal, offensive) someone who is unable to feel or show true emotion and so cannot form relationships with other people

Example Sentences Including 'emotional cripple'

27 September 2004 Peter Hillary, son of Edmund, confesses to being an emotional cripple.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Because I'm not going to admit to being some emotional cripple who needs to prop herself up with the problems of others.
Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSE (2002)
For the moment I'm an emotional cripple , I've got nothing more to give in that department.
Dobbs, Michael The Touch of Innocents
One young wife who married into the party likened it to an emotional cripple.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
You may read my story with Jack and say I was an emotional cripple.
Friday, Nancy Jealousy
You're not just a Good Samaritan taking care of an emotional cripple.
Dobbs, Michael The Touch of Innocents

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