Convulsion meaning

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The definition of a convulsion is a violent uncontrolled body shake, commotion or laughing fit.

An example of a convulsion is an epileptic siezure.

An example of a convulsion is an earthquake.

An example of a convulsion is someone laughing to the point of rolling on the floor and having to catch their breath.

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An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
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An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
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Violent turmoil.
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A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles.
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A violent fit of laughter.
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Any violent disturbance, as a social upheaval or an earthquake.
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An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
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An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
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(medicine) An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
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An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
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Violent turmoil.

Earthquakes and convulsions of nature shake Earth on a regular basis.

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