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See definition of paralysis on Dictionary.com
  • as indepression
  • as ininertia
  • as innumbness

synonyms for paralysis

  • bankruptcy
  • bust
  • crash
  • crisis
  • deflation
  • dislocation
  • downturn
  • drop
  • failure
  • inactivity
  • inflation
  • overproduction
  • panic
  • recession
  • retrenchment
  • sag
  • slide
  • slowness
  • slump
  • stagflation
  • stagnation
  • unemployment
  • bad times
  • bear market
  • big trouble
  • hard times
  • rainy days
  • apathy
  • laziness
  • passivity
  • sluggishness
  • deadness
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • idleness
  • immobility
  • immobilization
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • lethargy
  • listlessness
  • oscitancy
  • sloth
  • stillness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • unresponsiveness

antonyms for paralysis

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • bulge
  • cheerfulness
  • convexity
  • encouragement
  • happiness
  • hope
  • hopefulness
  • protuberance
  • recovery
  • surge
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    How to use paralysis in a sentence

    Other labs are testing implanted electrodes in people with paralysis.
    CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    At home, only by acting on that conviction can we avoid paralysis.
    MADELEINE ALBRIGHT: 'US VS. THEM' THINKING IS TEARING AMERICA APART. BUT HERE'S WHY I'M STILL HOPEFUL ABOUT THE FUTUREMADELEINE ALBRIGHTJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
    After decades of work and mass vaccination campaigns that have spared millions of children from paralysis, the world is close to wiping out polio.
    A NEW POLIO VACCINE JOINS THE FIGHT TO VANQUISH THE PARALYZING DISEASEAIMEE CUNNINGHAMJANUARY 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    Its long-term effect on our lives is still unclear, but that uncertainty must not induce paralysis.
    HOW ONE OF THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BANKS PLANS TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGEMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
    The company settled into a kind of paralysis, unable to either deliver on or dial back its ambitions.
    MAGIC LEAP TRIED TO CREATE AN ALTERNATE REALITY. ITS FOUNDER WAS ALREADY IN ONEVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
    The carpet viper’s venom is heavy on metalloproteinase toxins, which can cause paralysis and tissue damage.
    CHEAP, INNOVATIVE VENOM TREATMENTS COULD SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SNAKEBITE VICTIMSCHRISTIE WILCOXSEPTEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    They eventually isolated versions of the polio virus that could still infect people but didn’t cause paralysis.
    SYNTHETIC BIOLOGISTS HAVE CREATED A SLOW-GROWING VERSION OF THE CORONAVIRUS TO GIVE AS A VACCINEDAVID ROTMANSEPTEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    One broader hope for brain-machine-interface technology is that it could ultimately help people with paralysis to complete daily tasks on their own.
    ELON MUSK IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO CONNECTING A COMPUTER TO YOUR BRAINREBECCA HEILWEILAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
    When that happens, the coronavirus spreads throughout the cat’s body, sparking a deadly inflammatory reaction that can cause paralysis or fluid to accumulate in the lungs.
    HOW TWO CORONAVIRUS DRUGS FOR CATS MIGHT HELP HUMANS FIGHT COVID-19ERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAUGUST 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    Suffering from paralysis for years previous, his mental energy, as a chronic invalid, was amazing.
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    WORDS RELATED TO PARALYSIS

    • bad times
    • bankruptcy
    • bear market
    • big trouble
    • bust
    • crash
    • crisis
    • deflation
    • dislocation
    • downturn
    • drop
    • failure
    • hard times
    • inactivity
    • inflation
    • overproduction
    • panic
    • paralysis
    • rainy days
    • recession
    • retrenchment
    • sag
    • slide
    • slowness
    • slump
    • stagflation
    • stagnation
    • unemployment
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.