Synonyms of 'lame'
He had to pull out of the Championships when his horse went lame.
He mumbled some lame excuse about having gone to sleep.
He was given the usual unconvincing excuses.
poor wages and terrible working conditions
That's the most pathetic excuse I've ever heard.
She felt quite painfully inadequate in the crisis.
The evidence is thin, and to some extent, ambiguous.
The evidence against him was too weak to hold up in court.
This is a feeble argument.
The inspectors said a third of lessons were unsatisfactory.
The charges were based on flimsy evidence.
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He looked after his crippled mother.
Someone who is disabled has an illness, injury, or condition that tends to restrict the way that they can live their life, especially by making it difficult for them to move about.
the practical problems encountered by disabled people in the workplace
Thesaurus for lame from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone is lame , they are unable to walk properly because of damage to one or both of their legs.