hamstrung

[ ham-struhng ]
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adjective
  1. having been made powerless or useless; thwarted: The candidates also face a housing market crisis, subway strikes, and a hamstrung government.

  2. having had the hamstring tendon cut: She fell like a hamstrung deer.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of hamstring.

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