spasm
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈspæz.əm/
Noun

spasm (plural spasms)

  1. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ.
  2. A violent, excruciating seizure of pain.
  3. A sudden and temporary burst of energy, activity, or emotion.
Related terms Translations Translations Verb

spasm (spasms, present participle spasming; past and past participle spasmed)

  1. To produce and undergo a spasm.



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