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Definition 1: a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval - [noun denoting event]

(convulsion is a kind of ...) an event causing distress or pain

"what is the trouble?" "heart trouble"

Definition 2: violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles - [noun denoting state]

(convulsion is a kind of ...) a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

"he suffered an epileptic seizure"

(... is a kind of convulsion ) convulsion characterized by alternating contractions and relaxations

(... is a kind of convulsion ) convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness

Definition 3: a sudden uncontrollable attack - [noun denoting state]

Samples where convulsion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a paroxysm of giggling
  • a fit of coughing
  • convulsions of laughter

Synonyms for convulsion in the sense of this definition

(convulsion is a kind of ...) a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

"an attack of diarrhea"

Definition 4: a violent disturbance - [noun denoting state]

Samples where convulsion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the convulsions of the stock market

Synonyms for convulsion in the sense of this definition

(convulsion is a kind of ...) a disorderly outburst or tumult

"they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

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