Synonyms for convulsion

Synonyms for (noun) convulsion

Synonyms: convulsion

Definition: a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval

Similar words: trouble

Definition: an event causing distress or pain

Usage: what is the trouble?; heart trouble


Synonyms: upheaval, turmoil, convulsion

Definition: a violent disturbance

Usage: the convulsions of the stock market

Similar words: disruption, disturbance, to-do, commotion, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle

Definition: a disorderly outburst or tumult

Usage: they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused


Synonyms: convulsion

Definition: violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles

Similar words: seizure, ictus, raptus

Definition: a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

Usage: he suffered an epileptic seizure


Synonyms: convulsion, paroxysm, fit

Definition: a sudden uncontrollable attack

Usage: a paroxysm of giggling; a fit of coughing; convulsions of laughter

Similar words: attack

Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

Usage: an attack of diarrhea