an involuntary quickening of gait, as in some persons with Parkinson's disease
[C16: from Latin festīnātiō, from festīnāre to hasten]festinate, festination - If something is hasty or hurried, it is festinate, and to festinate is to walk fast, make haste; festination is "haste, speed."
See also related terms for hasty
|Noun||1.||festination - involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease)|symptom
- (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease