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Related to paralytic: paralytic stroke, Paralytic shellfish poisoning, paralytic ileus, paralytic poliomyelitis

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 ?
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.
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.
Lord Albemarle, an elderly paralytic gentleman, was now the only advocate of Phileas Fogg left.
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.
They parted, laughing, she turning back to gaze at the poor paralytic man with interest, he looking after her with eyes of love.
At last he said, "Satchell's got a paralytic stroke.
He's not clever, he's got eyes like blue buttons; he's not energetic, he moves from chair to chair like a paralytic.
But ever while he laughs, he glances over his paralytic shoulder at Mr.
And I shook my fist in the paralytic face of the most brutal bruiser of his time.
He glanced, as he spoke, at his shabby clothes and paralytic limb, and slightly shook his head.
One fine day the tile-maker had a paralytic stroke, and I had him removed to the hospital at Grenoble at once.
He has to be master of others when he is not master of himself: he is like a diseased or paralytic man who is compelled to pass his life, not in retirement, but fighting and combating with other men.