palpitation definition

  • noun:
    • A trembling or shaking.
    • Irregular, fast beating or pulsation associated with heart.
    • An abnormal understanding of the beating regarding the heart.
    • an instant pulsation; a throbbing; esp., an abnormal, fast beating of the heart as when excited by violent exertion, strong feeling, or by infection.
    • The act of palpitating, pulsating, quivering, or trembling; especially, a beating or pulsation of the heart, specially a violent and abnormal beating or pulsation, like is excited by violent activity, by feeling, or by condition.
    • a rapid and unusual heartbeat
    • a shaky movement

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