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par·a·lyt·ic

 (păr′ə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to paralysis.
2. Characteristic of or resembling paralysis.
3. Affected with paralysis; paralyzed.
n.
A person affected with paralysis.

par′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.
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paralytic

(ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
2. (Pathology) afflicted with or subject to paralysis
3. (Brewing) informal Brit very drunk
n
(Pathology) a person afflicted with paralysis
ˌparaˈlytically adv
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par•a•lyt•ic

(ˌpær əˈlɪt ɪk)

n.
1. a person affected with paralysis.
adj.
2. affected with or subject to paralysis.
3. pertaining to or of the nature of paralysis.
[1300–50; Middle English paralitik < Latin paralyticus < Greek paralytikós=paraly- (see paralysis) + -tikos -tic]
par`a•lyt′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paralytic - a person suffering from paralysisparalytic - a person suffering from paralysis  
handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
paretic - a person afflicted with paresis (partial paralysis)
spastic - a person suffering from spastic paralysis
Adj.1.paralytic - relating to or of the nature of paralysis; "paralytic symptoms"
2.paralytic - affected with paralysis
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
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paralytic

adjective
1. paralysing, disabling, crippling, incapacitating, immobilized Scientists have managed to reverse paralytic diseases in laboratory animals.
2. (Brit. informal) drunk, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), intoxicated, wasted (slang), canned (slang), flying (slang), bombed (slang), stoned (slang), smashed (slang), hammered (slang), steaming (slang), wrecked (slang), out of it (slang), plastered (slang), blitzed (slang), lit up (slang), stewed (slang), sloshed (slang), legless (informal), tired and emotional (euphemistic), steamboats (Scot. slang), off your face (slang), zonked (slang), blotto (slang), inebriated, out to it (Austral. & N.Z. slang), rat-arsed (taboo slang), Brahms and Liszt (slang), bevvied (dialect), pie-eyed (slang) By the end of the evening, we were all totally paralytic.
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Translations
مَشْلول، مَفْلوج
paralytický
lamlammet
bénabénult
lamaîur
paraliticparalitică
paralytický

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (Med) → paralítico
2. (Brit) (= drunk) → como una cuba
B. Nparalítico/a m/f
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paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk] adj
(MEDICINE) [disease, stroke] → paralysant(e)
(British) (= drunk) → ivre mort(e)
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paralytic

adj
(Brit inf: = very drunk) → voll dicht (sl), → hacke(zu) (inf)
nParalytiker(in) m(f), → Gelähmte(r) mf
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paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk] adj (Med) (person) → paralitico/a; (stroke) → di paralisi (Brit) (fam) (drunk) → ubriaco/a fradicio/a
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paralysis

(pəˈrӕləsis) noun
a loss of the ability to move. The paralysis affects his legs.
paralyse , (American) paralyze (ˈpӕrəlaiz) verb
to make unable to move. paralysed with fear.
paralytic (pӕrəˈlitik) adjective
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

par·a·lyt·ic

a. paralítico-a, inválido-a; impedido-a, rel. a o que sufre de parálisis;
___ ileusparálisis del intestino.
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References in classic literature ?
Certain machinery in the body of the nun on the leads over the door was cleaned up and put in motion, so that the figure shook its head paralytically all day long, to the great admiration of a drunken, but very Protestant, barber over the way, who looked upon the said paralytic motion as typical of the degrading effect wrought upon the human mind by the ceremonies of the Romish Church and discoursed upon that theme with great eloquence and morality.
Mr Wegg, looking back over his shoulder as he pulls the door open by the strap, notices that the movement so shakes the crazy shop, and so shakes a momentary flare out of the candle, as that the babies--Hindoo, African, and British--the 'human warious', the French gentleman, the green glass-eyed cats, the dogs, the ducks, and all the rest of the collection, show for an instant as if paralytically animated; while even poor little Cock Robin at Mr Venus's elbow turns over on his innocent side.
"Every time we had a team do, everyone seemed to be getting paralytically drunk just to forget it.
"Every time we had a team do, everyone seemed to get paralytically drunk just to forget it.
Judge Richard Bond told him: "You were not just drunk, you were paralytically drunk.