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See definition of palsy on Dictionary.com
  • as incompanionable
  • as infamiliar
  • as inmatey
  • as incerebral palsy
  • as incripple
  • as inparalyze
  • as intransfix

synonyms for palsy

  • affable
  • amicable
  • buddy-buddy
  • clubby
  • complacent
  • congenial
  • conversable
  • convivial
  • cordial
  • cozy
  • cozy with
  • familiar
  • genial
  • good-natured
  • gregarious
  • intimate
  • mellow
  • neighborly
  • outgoing
  • pally
  • sociable
  • social
  • tight
  • tight with
See also synonyms for: palsied / palsies / palsying
  • comfortable
  • easy
  • intimate
  • close
  • cordial
  • cozy
  • dear
  • forward
  • free
  • open
  • smart
  • snug
  • sociable
  • thick
  • wise
  • affable
  • amicable
  • buddy-buddy
  • chummy
  • confidential
  • free-and-easy
  • fresh
  • genial
  • gracious
  • impudent
  • informal
  • intrusive
  • near
  • neighborly
  • nervy
  • obtrusive
  • officious
  • palsy-walsy
  • presuming
  • presumptuous
  • relaxed
  • sassy
  • tight
  • unceremonious
  • unconstrained
  • unreserved

antonyms for palsy

MOST RELEVANT
  • antagonistic
  • foreign
  • opposing
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • cool
  • loose
  • stupid
  • uncomfortable
  • unfriendly
  • unintelligent
  • unsociable
  • aloof
  • cold
  • distant
  • foreign
  • ignorant
  • new
  • reserved
  • strange
  • unacquainted
  • unapproachable
  • uncommon
  • undistinguished
  • unfamiliar
  • unknowledgeable
  • unknown
  • unremarkable
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      How to use palsy in a sentence

      There have also been some isolated cases of Bell’s palsy, a temporary weakness or paralysis of facial muscles, in both vaccines’ trial participants.
      HOW DOES THE NEWLY AUTHORIZED MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE COMPARE TO PFIZER’S?ERIN GARCIA DE JESUSDECEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
      So, it’s possible that while the vaccines do spark some cases, rates of Bell’s palsy may ultimately be lower in vaccinated people than what might occur after a coronavirus infection.
      HOW DOES THE NEWLY AUTHORIZED MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE COMPARE TO PFIZER’S?ERIN GARCIA DE JESUSDECEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
      Of about 22,000 people in the phase 3 trial who received the vaccine, four developed a form of temporary facial paralysis called Bell’s palsy.
      HERE’S WHERE ALL THE COVID-19 VACCINE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY STANDKATE BAGGALEYDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      There were four cases of Bell’s palsy among people that received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in its trial and three in the group that received the Moderna vaccine in its trial.
      FDA VOWS TO MOVE 'RAPIDLY’ TO AUTHORIZE SECOND CORONAVIRUS VACCINELAURIE MCGINLEY, CAROLYN Y. JOHNSONDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      The FDA will also closely monitor for cases of Bell’s palsy, a temporary facial paralysis, as the vaccine is rolled out to more people.
      FDA VOWS TO MOVE 'RAPIDLY’ TO AUTHORIZE SECOND CORONAVIRUS VACCINELAURIE MCGINLEY, CAROLYN Y. JOHNSONDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      Another possible concern is that four people in the vaccine group developed a neurological condition called Bell’s palsy, while there were no cases in the placebo group.
      EXPERTS RECOMMEND THE FDA APPROVE PFIZER’S COVID-19 VACCINE FOR EMERGENCY USETINA HESMAN SAEYDECEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
      Nay, when I agree to do such things, may a righteous God palsy my right arm, and may the earth open and close in upon me forever.
      PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
      Quin laid a quieting hand on her arm, which was shaking as if with the palsy.
      QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
      He's jus like he had a stroke of palsy, hit's a wonder the mewel hedn't killed him stun dead.
      WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
      At Todmorden a minister was struck with a violent fit of palsy immediately after preaching against the Methodists.
      INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
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      WORDS RELATED TO PALSY

      • Bell's palsy
      • athetosis
      • palsy
      • spastic paralysis
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