disabling (part of speech: verb)
enfeebling, invalidating, deadening, tampering, disarming, hindering, benumbing, neutralizing, crippling, weakening, abrogating, handicapping, botching, cramping, undermining, scotching, hampering, vitiating, incapacitating, prostrating, hamstringing, sapping, hobbling, anesthetizing, dulling, disabling, screwing up, stunning, paralyzing, laming, stupefying
hindering (part of speech: verb)
restricting, crimping, bunging, interrupting, fouling, frustrating, dragging, burdening, choking, snarling, entangling, plugging, curbing, catching, resisting, tangling, checking, staying, thwarting, miring, damming, jamming, braking, snagging, complicating, clogging, constraining, restraining, encumbering, bottlenecking, entrapping, obstructing, opposing, inhibiting, impeding, delaying, deterring, detaining, baffling, countering, barring, congesting, fettering, stopping, blocking, constipating
- If young Badman feared not the damnation of his soul, do you think that the consideration of impairing of his body would have deterred him therefrom? - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
- We often see that one strong will can dominate a weaker one, without in the least impairing its freedom. - "Love's Final Victory", Horatio.
- Maryland, to carry on war, and that it was not prohibited by the spirit or letter of the constitution, though it was admitted to be a law impairing the obligation of contracts, and notwithstanding the objection that it deprived many persons of their property without compensation and without due process of law. - "Monopolies and the People", D. C. Cloud.