Synonyms of convulsion


1. paroxysm, fit, convulsion, attack

usage: a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"

2. convulsion, seizure, ictus, raptus

usage: violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles

3. convulsion, turmoil, upheaval, disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle

usage: a violent disturbance; "the convulsions of the stock market"

4. convulsion, trouble

usage: a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval

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