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Other labs are testing implanted electrodes in people with paralysis.

At home, only by acting on that conviction can we avoid paralysis.

From Time

After decades of work and mass vaccination campaigns that have spared millions of children from paralysis, the world is close to wiping out polio.

Its long-term effect on our lives is still unclear, but that uncertainty must not induce paralysis.

From Fortune

The company settled into a kind of paralysis, unable to either deliver on or dial back its ambitions.

From Fortune

Obama has long argued that Republican obstructionism is to blame for the current paralysis in government.

The shooting left Brady with slurred speech, and with partial paralysis, which required him to use a wheelchair.

A feeling of helplessness and its resulting paralysis are the enemy of the Good.

Yet not everyone is caught up this vortex of paralysis and resentment.

Lou continued to hope that his creeping paralysis could be halted.

Suffering from paralysis for years previous, his mental energy, as a chronic invalid, was amazing.

These symptoms may be present in a variety of degrees, and in advanced cases even imbecility or paralysis may ensue.

Paralysis has unnerved and unstrung the whole system and yet the mind has remained uninjured.

Of course, if it's repeated enough, it will end up as a permanent paralysis of the part stimulated.

Overhead a bird chirped in loneliness, and the sky slowly turned pearly hued as the paralysis left him.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paralysis, such as: bankruptcy, bust, crash, crisis, deflation, and dislocation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.