Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for paralysing?

See also: paralyze (US)

Verb
Present participle for to cause to be partly or wholly incapable of movement, typically through injury or debilitation
more ❯
“Suppose you can give him a pill that will enhance his temperament but paralyse his legs.”
Verb
Present participle for to be, or to make, immobile or unable to move
“The stupendousness of this request seemed to paralyse him for a moment.”
Verb
Present participle for to disable or bring something to a halt
“In these wild places, which can scarcely be said to be populated at all, a snowstorm does not block the King's highways or paralyse traffic.”
Verb
Present participle for to be immobilized through fear or shock
“Shrugging off the memories that could still paralyse her with fear if she let them, she whirled into action.”
Verb
Present participle for to deactivate or neutralize the functioning of something
“The effect of this medicine is to paralyse and deactivate the nervous system of certain types of worms.”
Verb
Present participle for to astonish or shock (someone) so that they are temporarily unable to react
more ❯
Verb
Present participle for to frighten or cause fear
Verb
Present participle for to be detrimental to
Verb
Present participle for to neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality)
Verb
Present participle for to stagnate or prevent from further development
Adjective
Causing, or related to, paralysis or immobility
Adjective
Depriving one of feeling or responsiveness
Adjective
Very shocking or upsetting
Adjective
Causing a loss of energy or strength
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024