What is another word for paraplegic?

Synonyms for paraplegic
-ˈpli dʒɪk, -ˈplɛdʒ ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paraplegicadjective

    a person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed from the waist down)


  2. paraplegicadjective

    suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord


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  1. Bill Cassara:

    Would you believe the person who wrote that letter was kind enough to put his name and return address? it was somewhere in Northern California. And my contact told me the guy was a wheelchair-bound paraplegic. The deputy assured me they were going to this guy’s house and make sure it would never happen again. Doris and Terry were a bit relieved but it certainly brought up those fears. Those fears certainly never left Terry.

  2. Joan Lawler:

    They said, unfortunately, John was a paraplegic and needed to be moved to a special unit.

  3. Dustin Kaywood:

    He laughed at me like he didn’t believe I was paraplegic…He said, ‘If you can’t walk in and get it, we’re not bringing it out to you,’ that is discrimination. Why does everybody else better than me just because I can’t walk? I’ve never in my life had someone do that to me…it hurts. It hurts bad.

  4. Brooke Baker:

    I hope you know you’re super lucky because you should have been dead or paraplegic.

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