paroxysm, fit, convulsion(noun)
a sudden uncontrollable attack
"a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"
A random or sudden outburst (of activity).
An explosive event during a volcanic eruption.
A sudden recurrence of a disease.
the fit, attack, or exacerbation, of a disease that occurs at intervals, or has decided remissions or intermissions
any sudden and violent emotion; spasmodic passion or action; a convulsion; a fit
Origin: [F. paroxysme, Gr. , fr. to sharpen, irritate; para` beside, beyond + to sharpen, from sharp.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
par′oks-izm, n. a fit of acute pain occurring at intervals: a fit of passion: any sudden violent action.—adjs. Paroxys′mal, Paroxys′mic, pertaining to, or occurring in, paroxysms. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. paroxysmos—para, beyond, oxys, sharp.]
The numerical value of paroxysm in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of paroxysm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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