convulsion definition

  • noun:
    • An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
    • An uncontrolled fit, by laughter; a paroxysm.
    • Violent chaos: "The market convulsions associated with the last couple of weeks have shaken the whole world” ( Felix Rohatyn).
    • a rigorous, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
    • An uncontrolled fit, since laughter; a paroxysm.
    • Violent turmoil.
    • An unnatural, violent, and unvoluntary contraction associated with the muscular parts of an animal human anatomy.
    • Any violent and unusual movement or agitation; a violent shaking; a tumult; a commotion.
    • A violent and involuntary contraction associated with the muscular parts of an animal body, with alternate relaxation; a fit.
    • Any violent and unusual movement; turmoil; tumult; commotion.
    • Specifically, in geology, a sudden and violent disruption and change of position associated with the strata; a geological event taking place rapidly at one impulse, in place of slowly and by duplicated attempts: nearly just like catastrophe or cataclysm. Violent voluntary muscular energy.
    • Same as laryngismus stridulus.
    • a sudden uncontrollable attack
    • a violent disturbance
    • a physical disturbance such as for instance an earthquake or upheaval
    • violent uncontrollable contractions of muscle tissue

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