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Epileptic seizure   /ˌɛpəlˈɛptɪk sˈiʒər/   Listen
Epileptic seizure

Convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness.

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"Epileptic seizure" Quotes from Famous Books

... frighten their foes. It gave a drawn cadaverous look to the lower part of the face. "There is more in it than that," mused Cho[u]bei. During her stay O'Iwa had one of her attacks—of nerves—in fact a true epileptic seizure. Cho[u]bei put an embargo at once on all remedies but his own. Cynically, he added—"But elsewhere there will be no Cho[u]bei. If the Okusama deigns to apply the drugs of Suian Sensei where she now goes, doubtless she will find early relief. At present they spoil Cho[u]bei's efforts." ...
— The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari - Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 1 (of 2) • James S. De Benneville

Words linked to "Epileptic seizure" :   grand mal, epilepsia minor, generalized seizure, convulsion, epilepsia major, petit mal, epilepsy

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