Loss or impairment of the power to move a body part, usually as a result of harm to its neurological supply.
Loss of feeling over a spot regarding the human body.
Inability to go or operate; total stoppage or severe impairment of task: fear that led to nationwide paralysis.
The complete lack of voluntary control of part of person's human body, such a number of limbs.
Abolition of purpose, whether full or limited; esp., losing the effectiveness of voluntary movement, with or without that of sensation, in almost any part of the human anatomy; palsy. See hemiplegia, and paraplegia. Also used figuratively.
The disability associated with the typical capacity of nervous system for bringing into action several active organs, muscular or glandular, and for getting impressions along several sensory routes.
Figuratively, lack of power; lack of the effectiveness of doing regular functions; hawaii of being crippled, as with an emergency, or helpless amid any circumstances.