What does paralytic mean?

Definitions for paralytic
ˌpær əˈlɪt ɪkpar·a·lyt·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word paralytic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paralyticadjective

    a person suffering from paralysis

  2. paralytic, paralyticaladjective

    relating to or of the nature of paralysis

    "paralytic symptoms"

  3. paralytic, paralyzedadjective

    affected with paralysis

Wiktionary

  1. paralyticnoun

    Someone suffering from paralysis.

  2. paralyticadjective

    Affected by paralysis, paralysed.

  3. paralyticadjective

    Pertaining to paralysis.

  4. paralyticadjective

    Very drunk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paralyticadjective

    of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis

    Etymology: [L. paralyticus, Gr. : cf. F. paralytique.]

  2. Paralyticadjective

    affected with paralysis, or palsy

    Etymology: [L. paralyticus, Gr. : cf. F. paralytique.]

  3. Paralyticadjective

    inclined or tending to paralysis

    Etymology: [L. paralyticus, Gr. : cf. F. paralytique.]

  4. Paralyticnoun

    a person affected with paralysis

    Etymology: [L. paralyticus, Gr. : cf. F. paralytique.]

How to pronounce paralytic?

How to say paralytic in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paralytic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paralytic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of paralytic in a Sentence

  1. Maria Montessori:

    Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.

  2. Maria Montessori:

    Discipline must come through liberty. We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.

  3. Franz Thalhammer:

    A dirndl is something nice, it can make almost anyone pretty. But some of the dresses you see these days are crazy, you go in a tent and it's full of paralytic Australians and Italians and they've forked out €250 ($290) for a complete Bavarian outfit and think they're Bavarians. It's as if I'd walk around half-naked and say I'm Australian.

Images & Illustrations of paralytic

  1. paralyticparalyticparalyticparalyticparalytic

Popularity rank by frequency of use

paralytic#10000#85454#100000

Translations for paralytic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for paralytic »

Translation

Find a translation for the paralytic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these paralytic definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "paralytic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 5 Dec. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/paralytic>.

    Are we missing a good definition for paralytic? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    of surpassing excellence
    • A. noninvasive
    • B. squashy
    • C. brilliant
    • D. urban

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for paralytic: