How to use convulsion in a sentence
Far too much of the Internet is currently experiencing morality-induced convulsions over “mamading.”The Internet’s Latest Pearl-Clutching Panic Over Mamading Is Insane|Emily Shire|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Knocked cold, Lakpa collapsed on the rocks, heaving in convulsions, Kodas wrote.
Symptoms may range from palpitations and severe sweating to paralysis, convulsions, and death.Sarin, Nitrogen Mustard, Cyanide & More: All About Chemical Weapons|Kent Sepkowitz|August 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In larger amounts, the exposure can cause convulsions, paralysis, breathing difficulty and, within a short time, death.
It will suffer other upsets and reversals, and pass through other convulsions.Bernard-Henri Lévy on Susan Rice’s Role in the Libyan War for Justice|Bernard-Henri Lévy|December 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No one would listen to him but old Monsieur Farival, who went into convulsions over the droll story.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He came close to having convulsions when a squad car passed on the next street west, its siren wailing.
A feeling of tranquil joy always comes over me during such great convulsions of Nature.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
It is otherwise with the people who dwell upon the land over which these atmospheric convulsions sweep.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
“You are very complimentary,” said Katie, with a glance at her cousin, which threw that young lady into silent convulsions.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for convulsion
Derived forms of convulsionconvulsionary, adjective
Medical definitions for convulsion
Cultural definitions for convulsion
A severe, often violent involuntary contraction of the muscles. Convulsions may be caused by high fevers or poisoning and often accompany such diseases such as epilepsy.