catatonic

[ kat-uh-ton-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF catatonic

Synonyms for catatonic

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But I think he is catatonic now; he has lost all touch with the outside.

You say he was in a state of catatonic shock when they removed him from the machine?

An important "catatonic" symptom is a tendency to sudden, impulsive, unexplainable acts.

The stupor merged into a catatonic state merely by the development of the inconsistency in her affective reactions.

The author comments on the absence of senseless motor phenomena, such as would be expected in a "catatonic."

Two men with rifles plunged into the gas; sighing, they fell to the floor in a catatonic trance.

Raecke further calls attention to the manifold similarities which these conditions may show with catatonic processes.

Kutner, in a work on the catatonic states in degenerates, describes this condition at length.

June 28, 1911:—He remains in same apparent stuporous and catatonic attitude.

WORD ORIGIN

1899, from catatonia + -ic. As a noun from 1902.

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