Definition of paralysed in English:


Line breaks: para|lysed
Pronunciation: /ˈparəlʌɪzd
(chiefly US also paralyzed)


  • (Of a person or part of the body) partly or wholly incapable of movement; disabled: he became partially paralysed
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    • By dawn he was in bad shape - paralyzed from his injuries.
    • His wounded right arm remained partially paralyzed for the rest of his life.
    • The 50-year-old former jockey was paralyzed from the chest down during an accident on August 4, 1999 at Rockingham.

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