- a gait marked by an involuntary hurrying in walking, observed in certain nerve diseases.
Origin of festination
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- an involuntary quickening of gait, as in some persons with Parkinson's disease
C16: from Latin festīnātiō, from festīnāre to hasten
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- The acceleration of gait noted in Parkinsonism and similar disorders.
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