Some always have palpitation at the heart, and others experience a singular kind of fluttering in the womb.
Yes, Jane, I see that you are in for an attack of palpitation.
To it relate trembling, palpitation, paleness, and inability to speak.
No palpitation or respiratory movement can be detected in it.
Iwakura never saw any one who came from the Dairi without a palpitation of the heart.
Not suffering from palpitation of the heart or anything like that, I suppose?
I cannot run, for, if I attempt it, I am in a moment unable even to walk—from palpitation and choking.
Every corrupt and intriguing mind had a palpitation of excitement.
There was considerable increase of the palpitation when he attempted the recumbent position, or moved hurriedly.
As I sat there conscious of a palpitation I think I had a vision of what was to be.
early 15c., from Middle French palpitation, from Latin palpitationem (nominative palpitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of palpitare "to throb, to flutter, to tremble, to quiver," frequentative of palpare "touch gently, stroke; wheedle, coax" (see feel (v.)).
palpitation pal·pi·ta·tion (pāl'pĭ-tā'shən)
Perceptible forcible pulsation of the heart, usually with an increase in frequency or force, with or without irregularity in rhythm.