Definition of cripplingly in English:

cripplingly

Pronunciation /ˈkrip(ə)liNGlē/ /ˈkrɪp(ə)lɪŋli/

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’