HyperDic: spasmodic

English > 2 senses of the word spasmodic:
ADJECTIVEallspasmodic, convulsive, spasticaffected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions
allspasmodic, fitfuloccurring in spells and often abruptly
spasmodic > pronunciation
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English > spasmodic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningaffected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm.
Example "his body made a spasmodic jerk"
Synonymsconvulsive, spastic
Broaderunsteadysubject to change or variation
Spanishconvulsivo, espasmódico, espástico
Adverbsspasmodicallywith spasms
English > spasmodic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOccurring in spells and often abruptly.
Example "spasmodic rifle fire"
Broadersporadicrecurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
Spanishintermitente, irregular
Catalanintermitent, irregular
Adverbsspasmodicallyin spurts and fits

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