Spasmodical \Spas*mod"ic*al\, a. Same as {Spasmodic}, a. -- {Spas*mod"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • spasmodical — adj. of or pertaining to spasms, characteristic of a spasm, convulsive; fitful, irregular, intermittent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spasmodical — spas·mod·i·cal …   English syllables

  • spasmodical — adjective see spasmodic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spasmodically — Spasmodical Spas*mod ic*al, a. Same as {Spasmodic}, a. {Spas*mod ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • spasmodic — spasmodically, adv. /spaz mod ik/, adj. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a spasm; characterized by spasms. 2. resembling a spasm or spasms; sudden but brief; sporadic: spasmodic efforts at reform. 3. given to or characterized by bursts of… …   Universalium

  • spasmodic — Synonyms and related words: acute, adrift, afflictive, afloat, agonizing, aimless, alternating, amorphous, arrhythmic, atrocious, biting, broken, broken off, capricious, careening, casual, cataclysmic, catchy, changeable, changeful, changing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sporadic — Synonyms and related words: aimless, amorphous, broadcast, broken, capricious, careening, casual, catching, catchy, chance, changeable, changing, choppy, communicable, contagious, desultory, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, diffuse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spasmodic — a. 1. Convulsive, spasmodical. 2. Convulsive, fitful, violent and short lived …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spasmodic — adj 1. spasmodical, Pathol. spastic, convulsive, twitchy, hitchy, jerky, paroxysmal, vellicative. 2. intermittent, fitful, irregular, snatchy, sporadic, random, Pathol. arrhythmic; recurring, recurrent, remittent, on again off again, on and off,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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