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(Medicine) the inability to sit still because of uncontrollable movement caused by reaction to drugs
[C20: from a- + -kithisia, ultimately from Greek cathedra seat]
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Culik argues, for instance, that May (in Footfalls) displays the acathisia
(restless pacing alternating with difficulty in initiating movement) symptomatic of Parkinson's disease (48-50).