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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PARALYT'IC
PARALYT'ICAL, a. Affected with palsy; deprived of the power of muscular motion; sometimes, weak; trembling; subject to an involuntary shaking; as a paralytic arm.
1. Inclined or tending to palsy.
PARALYT'IC, n. A person affected with palsy.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: relating to or of the nature of paralysis; "paralytic symptoms" [syn: paralytic, paralytical]
2: affected with paralysis [syn: paralytic, paralyzed] n
1: a person suffering from paralysis

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English paralytyk, from Anglo-French paralitik, from Latin paralyticus, from Greek paralytikos, from paralyein Date: 14th century 1. affected with, characterized by, or causing paralysis 2. of, relating to, or resembling paralysis paralytically adverb II. noun Date: 14th century one affected with paralysis

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 affected by paralysis. 2 sl. very drunk. --n. a person affected by paralysis. Derivatives: paralytically adv. Etymology: ME f. OF paralytique f. L paralyticus f. Gk paralutikos (as PARALYSIS)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Paralytic Par`a*lyt"ic, a. [L. paralyticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. paralytique.] 1. Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis. 2. Affected with paralysis, or palsy. The cold, shaking, paralytic hand. --Prior. 3. Inclined or tending to paralysis. Paralytic secretion (Physiol.), the fluid, generally thin and watery, secreted from a gland after section or paralysis of its nerves, as the pralytic saliva.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Paralytic Par`a*lyt"ic, n. A person affected with paralysis.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. Paralytic means suffering from or related to paralysis. ...paralytic disease. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. Someone who is paralytic is very drunk. (BRIT INFORMAL) By the end of the evening they were all absolutely paralytic. ADJ: usu v-link ADJ

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