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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who is immobile from the waist down adj. - Suffering the complete inability to control movements of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord.

Usage examples (27)
  • I hear they eat minorities for breakfast and laugh whenever a paraplegic is denied the sweet life-giving nectar of embryonic stem cells.
  • Following his accident, he soon realized that was worse than being a paraplegic was being a drunk, and he quit.
  • To a paraplegic, it might mean recovering bladder function.
  • BECK: Travis Tritt, in your video, "Anymore," you pay a paraplegic. for more
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