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emotional cripple

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishemotional crippleemotional crippleinformalMP someone who cannot express their feelings to other people – used to show disapproval cripple
Examples from the Corpus
emotional crippleBut Howard's performance also suggests that Higgins is an emotional cripple.Losing my family left me an emotional cripple.Together they inadvertently ensured that their four children would be little more than emotional cripples.
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