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pal·pi·ta·tion

 (păl′pĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. A trembling or shaking.
2. Irregular, rapid beating or pulsation of the heart.
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pal•pi•ta•tion

(ˌpæl pɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of palpitating.
2. an unusually or abnormally rapid or violent beating of the heart.
[1595–1605; < Latin palpitātiōn- (s. of palpitātiō) a throbbing. See palpitate
]
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palpitation

1. rapid and irregular beating of the heart.
2. a trembling of the body, as from fear or anxiety.
See also: Heart
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palpitation - a rapid and irregular heart beat
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
2.palpitation - a shaky motionpalpitation - a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
motion - a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"
tremolo - (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
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palpitation

noun
A periodic contraction or sound of something coursing:
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Translations

palpitation

[ˌpælpɪˈteɪʃən] Npalpitación f
to have palpitationstener palpitaciones
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

palpitation

[ˌpælpɪˈteɪʃən] npalpitation f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

palpitation

n (of heart)Herzklopfen nt; (= trembling)Zittern nt; to have palpitationsHerzklopfen haben
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

palpitation

[ˌpælpɪˈteɪʃn] n to have palpitationsavere le palpitazioni
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pal·pi·ta·tion

n. palpitación, latido; pulsación, aleteo rápido asociado con irregularidades del ritmo cardíaco.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

palpitation

n palpitación f, latido rápido o fuerte del corazón
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Despite enduring heart palpitations, singer/guitarist, Joseph D'Agostino didn't lack energy and while there were positives to be taken, it was, overall, a frustrating experience.
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