Definition of catatonic
1 : of, relating to, marked by, or affected with catatonia catatonic schizophrenia
2 : characterized by a marked lack of movement, activity, or expression tourists who were almost catatonic at finding themselves in their hero's presence — Neil Hickey
catatonicallyplay \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of catatonic in a Sentence
a catatonic stare was all that the neglected resident of the nursing home seemed capable of
Recent Examples of catatonic from the Web
Ebony Archie, barefoot and crying, was almost catatonic.
Of course, Cueto had to be perfect because the Giants offense was catatonic yet again.
Indigo Jackson is an unusually lively and aware Lucky, Pozzo’s usually catatonic slave, whose one long speech is overwhelmed by a whole lot of madcap, athletic clowning.
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Medical Definition of catatonic
: a catatonic individual
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