paralyzed


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par·a·lyze

 (păr′ə-līz′)
tr.v. par·a·lyzed, par·a·lyz·ing, par·a·lyz·es
1. To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.
2. To make unable to move or act: paralyzed by fear.
3. To impair the progress or functioning of; make inoperative or powerless: strict regulations that paralyze economic activity.

[French paralyser, from paralysie, paralysis, from Old French, from Latin paralysis; see paralysis.]

par′a·ly·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
par′a·lyz′er n.
par′a·lyz′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.paralyzed - affected with paralysis
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
Translations
ochrnutý
lammet
halvautunut
paraliziran
麻痺した
마비된
paralyserad
เคลื่อนไหวไม่ได้
liệt

paralyzed

[ˈpærəlaɪzd] paralysed (British) adj
(MEDICINE)paralysé(e)
(fig) (= immobilized) → paralysé(e)
paralyzed with fear → paralysé par la peur

paralyzed

adj
(lit) person, legsgelähmt; he was left partially paralyzeder behielt teilweise Lähmungen zurück; to be paralyzed in both legsin beiden Beinen gelähmt sein; paralyzed from the neck/waist downvom Hals/von der Hüfte abwärts gelähmt
(fig) to be paralyzed with fear/shock/frightvor Angst/Schock/Schreck (wie) gelähmt sein; to be paralyzed by guiltvon Schuldgefühlen gepeinigt werden

paralyzed

مَشْلُولً ochrnutý lammet gelähmt παράλυτος paralizado halvautunut paralysé paraliziran paralizzato 麻痺した 마비된 verlamd paralysert sparaliżowany paralisado парализованный paralyserad เคลื่อนไหวไม่ได้ felçli liệt 瘫痪的
References in classic literature ?
Before she died she lay paralyzed for six days unable to speak or move and with only her mind and her eyes alive.
Paralyzed, while it lasted, by the mere brush of the question, I let him go a little, so that, with a deep-drawn sigh, he turned away from me again; which, as he faced toward the clear window, I suffered, feeling that I had nothing now there to keep him from.
Miss Ophelia stood silent, perfectly paralyzed with amazement.
From this out, the madam piled up the surprises with a rush that fired the general astonishment up to a hundred and fifty in the shade, and at the same time paralyzed expression of it down to gasped "Oh's" and "Ah's," and mute upliftings of hands and eyes.
So he flew down and got that acorn, and fetched it up and dropped it in, and was just tilting his head back, with the heavenliest smile on his face, when all of a sudden he was paralyzed into a listening attitude and that smile faded gradually out of his countenance like breath off'n a razor, and the queerest look of surprise took its place.
But the very imminence of the emergency paralyzed his invention.
Well, the doctor don't seem to know; but anyhow she's paralyzed, and she'll never walk fur again, poor soul
Only they had received an order that paralyzed them.
That bite paralyzed Karait, and Rikki-tikki was just going to eat him up from the tail, after the custom of his family at dinner, when he remembered that a full meal makes a slow mongoose, and if he wanted all his strength and quickness ready, he must keep himself thin.
To be held paralyzed, with one's back toward some horrible and unknown danger from the very sound of which the ferocious Apache warriors turn in wild stampede, as a flock of sheep would madly flee from a pack of wolves, seems to me the last word in fearsome predicaments for a man who had ever been used to fighting for his life with all the energy of a powerful physique.
He was handicapped in his flight by the weight of the girl whose legs would but scarce bear her weight, to say nothing of maintaining her in rapid flight, for the tightly drawn bonds that had been about her ankles for so long had stopped circulation and partially paralyzed her extremities.
The wicked wolf that for a half a day had paralyzed London and set all the children in town shivering in their shoes, was there in a sort of penitent mood, and was received and petted like a sort of vulpine prodigal son.