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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: convulsion(0.01424 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to convulsion.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a sudden uncontrollable attack; “a paroxysm of giggling”; “a
fit of coughing”; “convulsions of laughter” [syn: paroxysm,
2: violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
3: a violent disturbance; “the convulsions of the stock market”
[syn: turmoil, upheaval]
4: a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval
English → English (gcide)
Convulsion \Con*vul"sion\, n. [L. convulsio: cf. F. convulsion.]
1. (Med.) An unnatural, violent, and unvoluntary contraction
of the muscular parts of an animal body.
2. Any violent and irregular motion or agitation; a violent
shaking; a tumult; a commotion.
Those two massy pillars,
With horrible convulsion, to and fro
He tugged, he shook, till down they came. --Milton.
Times of violence and convulsion. --Ames.
Syn: Agitation; commotion; tumult; disturbance.