HyperDic: palpitation

English > 2 senses of the word palpitation:
NOUNstatepalpitationa rapid and irregular heart beat
statepalpitation, shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibrationa shaky motion
palpitation > pronunciation
Soundspae.lpahtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > palpitation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA rapid and irregular heart beat.
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishpalpitación, pálpito
Catalanpalpitació
Verbspalpitatebeat rapidly
palpitatecause to throb / throb or beat rapidly
English > palpitation: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA shaky motion.
Synonymsshaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration
Narrowertremolo(music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tremorshaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
BroadermotionA state of change
Spanishcimbreo, palpitación, temblor, trepidación, vibración
Catalanestremiment, tremolor, vibració
Verbspalpitateshake with fast, tremulous movements

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