What is another word for convulse?

Synonyms for convulse
kənˈvʌlscon·vulse

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word convulse.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. convulse

    Synonyms:
    agitate, shake, perturb, disturb

    Antonyms:
    soothe, collocate, compose, assuage

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. convulseverb

    make someone convulse with laughter

    "The comedian convulsed the crowd"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  2. convulseverb

    be overcome with laughter

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  3. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitateverb

    move or stir about violently

    "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, cast aside, toss out, discard, whip, welt, bat, thresh, flip, toss away, strap, slash, pitch, lam, fling, cast away, trounce, lick, jactitate, dispose, flog, chuck, drub, thresh about, slam dance, cut down, sky, cream, slam, thrash about, cast out, lather, chuck out, thrash, toss, throw away, clobber, lash, mosh, gash, flail, put away

  4. convulseverb

    shake uncontrollably

    "earthquakes convulsed the countryside"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  5. convulseverb

    cause to contract

    "The spasm convulses her facial muscles"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

  6. convulseverb

    contract involuntarily, as in a spasm

    "The muscles in her face convulsed"

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, thrash, toss, slash, jactitate, thresh, thrash about

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. convulseverb

    Synonyms:
    throw into spasms

  2. convulseverb

    Synonyms:
    agitate, shake, disturb

Suggested Resources

  1. convulse

    Song lyrics by convulse -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by convulse on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce convulse?

How to say convulse in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#2872sky
#2990cream
#5595strap
#6268pitch
#6367chuck
#7356flip
#7477bat
#8150shake
#11841slam
#12318lam
#12751lick
#12767whip
#13997slash
#14874toss
#16141dispose
#17665discard
#23336disturb
#26241welt
#27901thrash
#29725lash
#32886fling
#45564mosh
#51566gash
#57219clobber
#58020lather
#62904flog
#69890thresh
#77417flail
#86407agitate
#112349perturb
#144808trounce
#229027convulse
#307570drub

How to use convulse in a sentence?

  1. Tess Dumon:

    He'd had one of his frequent epilepsy crises that made him convulse, distort, fall and drool. However, something came up with this one, something unusual. My brother was not reacting to our calls and our light slaps, time had stopped.


Translations for convulse

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for convulse »

Translation

Find a translation for the convulse synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"convulse." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 22 Jun 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/convulse>.

Discuss these convulse synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for convulse?

    Image or illustration of

    convulse

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    A iffy
    B dicey
    C chancy
    D certain

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for convulse: