What does catatonic mean?

Definitions for catatonic-ˈtɒn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catatonic(adj)

    characterized by catatonia especially either rigidity or extreme laxness of limbs


  1. catatonic(n.)

    a person suffering from catatonia.


  1. catatonic(Noun)

    A patient in a state of catatonia.

  2. catatonic(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia


  1. Catatonic

    "Catatonic" is the only single by Babes in Toyland that was split and their second release on Insipid Records.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. catatonic

    Describes a condition of suspended animation in which something is so wedged or hung that it makes no response. If you are typing on a terminal and suddenly the computer doesn't even echo the letters back to the screen as you type, let alone do what you're asking it to do, then the computer is suffering from catatonia (possibly because it has crashed). “There I was in the middle of a winning game of nethack and it went catatonic on me! Aaargh!” Compare buzz.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of catatonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of catatonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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