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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or characterized by an involuntary and abnormal contraction of muscle or muscle fibers or of a hollow organ; adj. - Affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

Usage examples (2)
  • On the other hand, there are those who insist that the word 'spastic' must be reclaimed.
  • There can scarcely be any able-bodied person who has not used, or at least failed to confront the use of the word 'spastic' as an insult. for more
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