paralytic


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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.
References in classic literature ?
Both of the visitors, after saluting the old man and speaking to Barrois, a faithful servant, who had been twenty-five years in his service, took their places on either side of the paralytic.
Lord Albemarle, an elderly paralytic gentleman, was now the only advocate of Phileas Fogg left.
Certain machinery in the body of the nun on the leads over the door was cleaned up and put in motion, so that the figure shook its head paralytically all day long, to the great admiration of a drunken, but very Protestant, barber over the way, who looked upon the said paralytic motion as typical of the degrading effect wrought upon the human mind by the ceremonies of the Romish Church and discoursed upon that theme with great eloquence and morality.
In short, we soon separated, and I went, by the advice of a physician, to drink the Bath waters; for my violent affliction, added to a sedentary life, had thrown me into a kind of paralytic disorder, for which those waters are accounted an almost
He glanced, as he spoke, at his shabby clothes and paralytic limb, and slightly shook his head.
He gave the medical testimony, in pointed imitation of our local practitioner; and he piped and shook, as the aged turnpike-keeper who had heard blows, to an extent so very paralytic as to suggest a doubt regarding the mental competency of that witness.
They parted, laughing, she turning back to gaze at the poor paralytic man with interest, he looking after her with eyes of love.
But dead drunk or dead sober (he had come to such a pass that he was least alive in the latter state), it was always on the conscience of the paralytic scarecrow that he had betrayed his sharp parent for sixty threepennyworths of rum, which were all gone, and that her sharpness would infallibly detect his having done it, sooner or later.
Stimulated by the exciting nature of the dialogue, the heroic man actually threw himself into a paralytic attitude, confidently supposed by the two bystanders to have been intended as a posture of defence.
Tulliver showed, at least to the eyes of the medical man, stronger and stronger symptoms of a gradual return to his normal condition; the paralytic obstruction was, little by little, losing its tenacity, and the mind was rising from under it with fitful struggles, like a living creature making its way from under a great snowdrift, that slides and slides again, and shuts up the newly made opening.
Beneath the chevalier's room there lived a paralytic, Madame Lardot's grandfather, an old buccaneer named Grevin, who had served under Admiral Simeuse in India, and was now stone-deaf.
At last he said, "Satchell's got a paralytic stroke.