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ep·i·lep·tic

 (ĕp′ə-lĕp′tĭk)
adj.
1. Affected with epilepsy.
2. Of, relating to, or associated with epilepsy.
n.
One who has epilepsy.

[French épileptique, from Late Latin epilēpticus, from Greek epilēptikos, from epilēpsis, epilepsy; see epilepsy.]

epileptic

(ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɪk)
adj
(Pathology) of, relating to, or having epilepsy
n
(Pathology) a person who has epilepsy
ˌepiˈleptically adv
Usage: Rather than talking about an epileptic or epileptics, it is better to talk about a person with epilepsy and people with epilepsy

ep•i•lep•tic

(ˌɛp əˈlɛp tɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to, symptomatic of, or affected with epilepsy.
n.
2. a person affected with epilepsy.
[1600–10; < Late Latin < Greek]
ep`i•lep′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epileptic - a person who has epilepsy
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.epileptic - of or relating to or characteristic of epilepsy; "epileptic seizure"
Translations
صَرْعِيصَرْعي، مُصاب بالصَّرْعمُصَابٌ بِذاءِ الصَّرْع
epileptikepileptický
epileptikerepileptisk
epileptikko
epileptičarepileptičarkaepileptičkipadavičarpadavičarka
epileptikus
flogaveiki-flogaveikur
癲癇患者
간질 환자
epileptickýepileptik
padavičarpadavičarka
epileptiker
โรคลมบ้าหมู
bệnh động kinh

epileptic

[ˌepɪˈleptɪk]
A. ADJepiléptico
B. Nepiléptico/a m/f
C. CPD epileptic fit Nataque m de epilepsia, acceso m epiléptico

epileptic

[ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɪk]
adj [person] → épileptique epileptic fit
népileptique mf
to be an epileptic → être épileptiqueepileptic fit ncrise f d'épilepsie

epileptic

adjepileptisch; epileptic fitepileptischer Anfall; he is epilepticer ist Epileptiker
nEpileptiker(in) m(f)

epileptic

[ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɪk] adj & nepilettico/a

epilepsy

(ˈepilepsi) noun
a disease of the nervous system causing attacks of unconsciousness, usually with violent movements of the body.
ˌepiˈleptic (-tik) noun, adjective
(a person who is) suffering from epilepsy.
adjective
of, or caused by, epilepsy. She has epileptic fits.

epileptic

مُصَابٌ بِذاءِ الصَّرْع epileptik epileptiker Epileptiker επιληπτικός epilepsia, epiléptico epileptikko épileptique epileptičar epilettico 癲癇患者 간질 환자 epilepticus epilepsi epileptyk epiléptico, epilético эпилептик epileptiker โรคลมบ้าหมู saralı bệnh động kinh 癫痫患者

ep·i·lep·tic

n. epiléptico-a, persona que padece de epilepsia;
a. epiléptico-a, rel. a la epilepsia o que sufre de ella;
___ auraaura ___;
___ seizureataque ___ -o, crisis ___ -a.

epileptic

adj & n epiléptico -ca mf
References in classic literature ?
The Goat, envying the Ass on account of his greater abundance of food, said, "How shamefully you are treated: at one time grinding in the mill, and at another carrying heavy burdens"; and he further advised him to pretend to be epileptic and fall into a ditch and so obtain rest.
and as he pronounced these words, he struck the arm of the chair in which he was sitting violently, over and over again, and then rose like one in an epileptic fit.
Both generals are angry, and the result is a challenge on Buxhowden's part and an epileptic fit on Bennigsen's.
He appeared to have the convulsive strength of a man in an epileptic fit.
Mary Dennis was her name, and a long time ago she had been seduced, and had a little boy; he was a cripple, and an epileptic, but still he was all that she had in the world to love, and they had lived in a little room alone somewhere back of Halsted Street, where the Irish were.
Here the features of this extraordinary creature became convulsed, and she fell to the ground foaming in an epileptic fit, and was carried into the hut.
My Lord Southdown, her late husband, an epileptic and simple-minded nobleman, was in the habit of approving of everything which his Matilda did and thought.
I really began to think that I might become epileptic.
National nonprofit A Hero for Epileptics has officially launched by Bruno Fiacco, Founder, and his wife, Michelle Fiacco, Co-Founder.
Female epileptics are prone to accidents while cooking and male epileptics are prone to accidents while working.
KARACHI -- Public understanding about epilepsy is needed to be enhanced in the country where estimated number of epileptics is no less than two million.
8,9) Almost half of the epileptics in the subcontinent are children who develop epilepsy secondary to adverse perinatal events, and two thirds of seizures begin in childhood.