- of or affected with convulsion.
- a person who has convulsions, especially as a result of religious experience.
Origin of convulsionary
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Examples from the Web for convulsionary
He was a convulsionary, and his head would be found wedged into tight places whence it could hardly be extracted.Cock Lane and Common-Sense
Formerly rude and convulsionary forces were actively at work, to compel chaos into anarchy and anarchy into order.In the Oregon Country
George Palmer Putnam