blepharism


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blepharism

(ˈblɛfərɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) spasm of the eyelids, causing rapid involuntary blinking

blepharism

twitching of the eyelids.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blepharism - condition in which a person blinks continuouslyblepharism - condition in which a person blinks continuously
twitch, twitching, vellication - a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
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For the QWERTY keyboard Keith finds ANGIOSPERM, PLEASURING, and REIMPLANTS, to which we can also add BLEPHARISM, STEPFAMILY, RESAMPLING, PROTAMINES, PALUSTRINE, PROZYMITES, EPURATIONS, and EUPHORBIAS, for a total of eleven words.