adjective as in overwhelming
Thugs attack pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzing parts of Hong Kong.
This unbearable realization riddles us with a paralyzing existential anxiety that we need to do something with, and quickly.
A paralyzing self-consciousness about his appearance was rooted in teenage acne.
Guy wants to buy jewelry for his girlfriend or wife; guy is confronted with paralyzing fear: where do I even begin?
No doubt, in some of these alarming cases, someone was given a grand for perhaps nearly paralyzing a quarterback.
After receiving this paralyzing blow Lee gave up all hope of reaching Danville.
But after the first paralyzing shock Dink recovered himself.
It struck Lasser's hand, paralyzing it, but it didn't knock out Lasser.
It does this by paralyzing the nerves which take care of the tiny blood vessels in the walls of the air tubes and air sacs.
The paralyzing effect of alcohol upon the nerve centers must place the drinker at a disadvantage.
On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paralyzing, such as: amazing, astounding, crushing, devastating, mind-boggling, and staggering.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.