paroxysmic

adjective par·ox·ys·mic \ ¦parək¦sizmik , -mēk \

Definition of paroxysmic

:paroxysmal
  • the tension … made their sleep too desperate and paroxysmic to deserve being called rest
  • —H. L. Davis

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Origin and Etymology of paroxysmic

International Scientific Vocabulary paroxysm + -ic


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