An example of spasmodic is a dog that has epileptic seizures.
Spasmodic rifle fire.
Origin of spasmodic
- New Latin spasmōdicus from Greek spasmōdēs from spasmos spasm spasm
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From New Latin spasmodicus, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ€Î±ÏƒÎ¼ÏŽÎ´Î·Ï‚ (spasmÅdÄ“s, “spasmodic"), from ÏƒÏ€Î±ÏƒÎ¼ÏŒÏ‚ (spasmos, “spasm").