Definitions for palpitateˈpæl pɪˌteɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. palpitate(verb)

    cause to throb or beat rapidly

    "Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart"

  2. quiver, quake, palpitate(verb)

    shake with fast, tremulous movements

    "His nostrils palpitated"

  3. palpitate, flutter(verb)

    beat rapidly

    "His heart palpitated"

Wiktionary

  1. palpitate(Verb)

    to throb, beat strongly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palpitate(verb)

    to beat rapidly and more strongly than usual; to throb; to bound with emotion or exertion; to pulsate violently; to flutter; -- said specifically of the heart when its action is abnormal, as from excitement

  2. Origin: [L. palpitare, palpitatum, v. intens. fr. pappare. See Palpable.]


Translations for palpitate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tykyttää, [[aiheuttaa]] [[tykytystä]], hytistä, hakata, täristä, väristä, jyskyttääFinnish
  • kapakapatū, huahuaki, hotohotoMāori

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