(Pathology) Of or relating to spastic paralysis.
A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
Given to sudden outbursts of energy or feeling; excitable.
An abnormal condition characterized by tetanic spasms of voluntary muscles, esp. in the extremities
a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
A sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm
A body of ore in a vein, usually elongated and vertical or steeply inclined
Of or pertaining to clonus
Having, producing, or marked by convulsions
Agitation is defined as the state of feeling irritated or restless.
A violent, excruciating seizure of pain
The highest point of sexual excitement, characterized by strong feelings of pleasure and marked normally by ejaculation of semen by the male and by involuntary vaginal contractions in the female.
(Pathology) Complete or partial muscle paralysis of a body part, often accompanied by a loss of feeling and uncontrolled body movements such as shaking.
(Chiefly Austral.) A period of rest or relief from activity
A habitual spasmodic muscular movement or contraction, usually of the face or extremities.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A sudden involuntary or spasmodic muscular movement:
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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