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par·a·lyt·ic

 (păr′ə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to paralysis.
2. Characteristic of or resembling paralysis.
3. Affected with paralysis; paralyzed.
n.
A person affected with paralysis.

par′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.

paralytic

(ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
2. (Pathology) afflicted with or subject to paralysis
3. (Brewing) informal Brit very drunk
n
(Pathology) a person afflicted with paralysis
ˌparaˈlytically adv

par•a•lyt•ic

(ˌpær əˈlɪt ɪk)

n.
1. a person affected with paralysis.
adj.
2. affected with or subject to paralysis.
3. pertaining to or of the nature of paralysis.
[1300–50; Middle English paralitik < Latin paralyticus < Greek paralytikós=paraly- (see paralysis) + -tikos -tic]
par`a•lyt′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paralytic - a person suffering from paralysisparalytic - a person suffering from paralysis  
handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
paretic - a person afflicted with paresis (partial paralysis)
spastic - a person suffering from spastic paralysis
Adj.1.paralytic - relating to or of the nature of paralysis; "paralytic symptoms"
2.paralytic - affected with paralysis
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

paralytic

adjective
1. paralysing, disabling, crippling, incapacitating, immobilized Scientists have managed to reverse paralytic diseases in laboratory animals.
2. (Brit. informal) drunk, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), intoxicated, wasted (slang), canned (slang), flying (slang), bombed (slang), stoned (slang), smashed (slang), hammered (slang), steaming (slang), wrecked (slang), out of it (slang), plastered (slang), blitzed (slang), lit up (slang), stewed (slang), sloshed (slang), legless (informal), tired and emotional (euphemistic), steamboats (Scot. slang), off your face (slang), zonked (slang), blotto (slang), inebriated, out to it (Austral. & N.Z. slang), rat-arsed (taboo slang), Brahms and Liszt (slang), bevvied (dialect), pie-eyed (slang) By the end of the evening, we were all totally paralytic.
Translations
مَشْلول، مَفْلوج
paralytický
lamlammet
bénabénult
lamaîur
paraliticparalitică
paralytický

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (Med) → paralítico
2. (Brit) (= drunk) → como una cuba
B. Nparalítico/a m/f

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk] adj
(MEDICINE) [disease, stroke] → paralysant(e)
(British) (= drunk) → ivre mort(e)

paralytic

adj
(Brit inf: = very drunk) → voll dicht (sl), → hacke(zu) (inf)
nParalytiker(in) m(f), → Gelähmte(r) mf

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk] adj (Med) (person) → paralitico/a; (stroke) → di paralisi (Brit) (fam) (drunk) → ubriaco/a fradicio/a

paralysis

(pəˈrӕləsis) noun
a loss of the ability to move. The paralysis affects his legs.
paralyse , (American) paralyze (ˈpӕrəlaiz) verb
to make unable to move. paralysed with fear.
paralytic (pӕrəˈlitik) adjective

par·a·lyt·ic

a. paralítico-a, inválido-a; impedido-a, rel. a o que sufre de parálisis;
___ ileusparálisis del intestino.
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