Synonyms for convulsive

Synonyms for (adj) convulsive

Synonyms: spasmodic, spastic, convulsive

Definition: affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm

Usage: convulsive motions; his body made a spasmodic jerk; spastic movements

Similar words: unsteady

Definition: subject to change or variation

Usage: her unsteady walk; his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine; an unsteady voice

Synonyms: convulsive

Definition: resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent

Usage: a convulsive rage; convulsive laughter

Similar words: violent

Definition: acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

Usage: a violent attack; a violent person; violent feelings; a violent rage; felt a violent dislike

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