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adjective as in immobilized

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School districts have been paralyzed by two competing questions in recent months.

One of the dominant moods of 2020 has been paralyzing uncertainty, and it’s been particularly prevalent this week as Americans wait for the results of the presidential election.

From Digiday

The cyclist I hit is alive, he wasn’t paralyzed, and as far as I know, he has recovered from his physical injuries.

From TV ads to outdoor signage to social media ads, ads are paralyzing us.

The hope, he said, is to allow someone who is paralyzed to walk again.

From Fortune

He was paralyzed from the waist down, a World War II veteran and had six weeks to live.

The series also reversed a long trend that saw the character paralyzed by the Joker and confined to a wheelchair for a decade.

This jibe comes after ads in which Davis attacked the paralyzed Abbot for not caring about other wheelchair-bound Texans.

Mark Zuckerberg is putting $25 million towards tackling an epidemic that has paralyzed the world.

It certainly allays fears that the company is stagnating under Tim Cook, too paralyzed to make decisions without its founder.

They stood paralyzed and only recovered motive force when a neighbour suggested their reading the accompanying letter.

He paused, glanced through the open window, and there he saw a sight which for the moment paralyzed him.

The church seemed paralyzed with fear, and for sixteen months no successor was elected.

The healing of the paralytic has been regarded as a type of the restoration of the soul paralyzed by sin.

The trader seemed to be paralyzed, for he had remained voiceless during the stirring events.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paralyzed, such as: benumbed, disabled, immobilized, incapacitated, paralytic, and stupefied.

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