spasmodic
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /spæzˈmɒd.ɪk/
  • (America) IPA: /spæzˈmɑ.dɪk/
Adjective

spasmodic

  1. Of or relating to a spasm#Noun|spasm; resembling a sudden contraction of the muscle#Noun|muscles.
  2. Convulsive; consisting of spasms.
    spasmodic asthma
  3. Intermittent or fitful; occurring in abrupt burst#Noun|bursts.
    Synonyms: patchy, stop-start, Thesaurus:discontinuous
    spasmodic zeal or industry
  4. Erratic or unsustained.
  5. Of or relating to the spasmodic poets, a group of British#Adjective|British Victorian poets who wrote introspective drama in verse.
Related terms Translations
  • French: spasmodique
  • Russian: спазмати́ческий
  • Spanish: espasmódico
Translations
  • Russian: конвульсивный
  • Spanish: espasmódico
Translations
  • Russian: прерывистый
Translations
  • Russian: нерегулярный
Noun

spasmodic (plural spasmodics)

  1. A medicine for suppressing spasms.
    Synonyms: antispasmodic



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