HyperDic: paroxysm

English > 1 sense of the word paroxysm:
NOUNstateparoxysm, fit, convulsiona sudden uncontrollable attack
English > paroxysm: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA sudden uncontrollable attack.
Example"a paroxysm of giggling"
Synonymsfit, convulsion
BroaderattackA sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
Spanishparoxismo
Catalanparoxisme
Adjectivesparoxysmalaccompanied by or of the nature of paroxysms

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