tic douloureux

noun

tic dou·​lou·​reux ˈtik-ˌdü-lə-ˈrü How to pronounce tic douloureux (audio)
-ˈrər,
-ˈrə

Examples of tic douloureux in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eventually, he was diagnosed with tic douloureux. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 1 July 2021

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Word History

Etymology

French, painful twitch

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tic douloureux was in 1800

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“Tic douloureux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tic%20douloureux. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

tic douloureux

noun
tic dou·​lou·​reux ˈtik-ˌdü-lə-ˈrü How to pronounce tic douloureux (audio) -ˈrə(r) How to pronounce tic douloureux (audio)
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