catatonic

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adjective cat·a·ton·ic \ -ˈtä-nik \

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

catatonic

noun

catatonically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of catatonic in a Sentence

  1. a catatonic stare was all that the neglected resident of the nursing home seemed capable of

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Origin and Etymology of catatonic


Medical Dictionary

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catatonic

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adjective cata·ton·ic \ ˌkat-ə-ˈtän-ik \

medical Definition of catatonic

:of, relating to, marked by, or affected with catatonia
  • catatonic schizophrenia
  • catatonic rigidity
  • catatonic patients

catatonically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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catatonic

noun

medical Definition of catatonic

:a catatonic individual


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