paralytic


paralytic

noun

  1. a person affected with paralysis.

adjective

  1. affected with or subject to paralysis.
  2. pertaining to or of the nature of paralysis.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
  2. afflicted with or subject to paralysis
  3. British informal very drunk

noun

  1. a person afflicted with paralysis

c.1300 (adj.), late 14c. (n.), from Old French paralitique “paralyzed, unmoving,” from Latin paralyticus, from Greek paralytikos, from paralysis (see paralysis). adj.

  1. Of or relating to paralysis.
  2. Affected with paralysis.

n.

  1. A person affected with paralysis.

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