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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Suffering from a sudden loss of movement and consciousness.

Usage examples (38)
  • The doctors were confused about the patient's apoplectic condition.
  • apoplectic seizure
  • I believe the term apoplectic would be appropriate should such an event come to pass.
  • So the girliemen don't need to go gettin 'apoplectic on us yet! for more
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