Definitions for palsyˈpɔl zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal•syˈpɔl zi(n.)(pl.)-sies

  1. (n.)any of several conditions characterized by paralysis, as Bell's palsy.

    Category: Pathology

  2. any of a variety of atonal muscular conditions characterized by tremors of the body parts or of the entire body.

    Category: Pathology

  3. (v.t.)to paralyze.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of palsy:

1250–1300; ME, var. of parlesie < MF paralisie < L paralysisparalysis


Princeton's WordNet

  1. paralysis, palsy(noun)

    loss of the ability to move a body part

  2. palsy(verb)

    a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor

  3. palsy(verb)

    affect with palsy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palsy(noun)

    paralysis, complete or partial. See Paralysis

  2. Palsy(verb)

    to affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze

Anagrams of palsy

  1. Plays

  2. Splay

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