Simple Definition of convulsion
medical : a sudden violent shaking of the muscles in your body that you are unable to control
: a sudden experience of something (such as laughter) that shakes or moves your body
: a sudden change or disturbance that affects a country, organization, etc.
Examples of convulsion
<the Russian Revolution was one of the major convulsions of the 20th century>
First Known Use of convulsion
CONVULSION Defined for Kids
Definition of convulsion
: an attack of powerful involuntary muscular contractions
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