Synonyms for paralytic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : par-uh-lit-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpær əˈlɪt ɪk

Top 10 synonyms for paralytic Other synonyms for the word paralytic

Définition of paralytic

Origin :
  • c.1300 (adj.), late 14c. (n.), from Old French paralitique "paralyzed, unmoving," from Latin paralyticus, from Greek paralytikos, from paralysis (see paralysis).
  • adj impaired in movement
Example sentences :
  • The shock, we are told, brought on a paralytic seizure of which he died.
  • Extract from : « Yorkshire Painted And Described » by Gordon Home
  • At the house of an old lady of seventy, a paralytic, the rebuff was of a different kind.
  • Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
  • He had also learned something of the paralytic seizure which the disaster had occasioned.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • The eyes of the paralytic had faintly lit up at his approach.
  • Extract from : « A Bride of the Plains » by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • I trembled like a paralytic, and was afraid that my anger might get me into difficulty.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Here again the most frequent is the cure of paralytic symptoms and of obsessions.
  • Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by Hugo Mnsterberg
  • They heard the words spoken to the paralytic, and were angered thereat.
  • Extract from : « Jesus the Christ » by James Edward Talmage
  • They must wait upon the paralytic father with proper punctilio.
  • Extract from : « Personality in Literature » by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  • He was lame from a paralytic stroke, and had lost the use of his speech and of his hands.
  • Extract from : « Strife and Peace » by Fredrika Bremer
  • I am arranging to give it to the home for paralytic children.
  • Extract from : « Still Jim » by Honor Willsie Morrow

Antonyms for paralytic

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