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Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.
Cyril Connolly

Meaning of "paralyses" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PARALYSES

paralyses  [pəˈrælɪsiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PARALYSES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Paralyses is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PARALYSES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Paralysis

Paralysis is loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. Paralysis can be accompanied by a loss of feeling in the affected area if there is sensory damage as well as motor. About 1 in 50 people have been diagnosed with some form of paralysis, transient or permanent. The word comes from the Greek παράλυσις, "disabling of the nerves", itself from παρά, "beside, by" and λύσις, "loosing" and that from λύω, "to loose".

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PARALYSES


analyses
əˈnælɪsiːz
appendices
əˈpendɪsiːz
autocatalyses
ˌɔːtəʊkəˈtælɪsiːz
bases
ˈbeɪsiːz
cicatrices
ˌsɪkəˈtraɪsiːz
cortices
ˈkɔːtɪsiːz
crises
ˈkraɪsiːz
cylices
ˈsaɪlɪsiːz
hypnoanalyses
ˌhɪpnəʊəˈnælɪsiːz
hypotheses
haɪˈpɒθɪsiːz
leucocytolyses
ˌluːkəʊsaɪˈtɒlɪsiːz
phosphorolyses
ˌfɒsfəˈrɒlɪsiːz
photocatalyses
ˌfəʊtəʊkəˈtælɪsiːz
Pisces
ˈpaɪsiːz
psychoanalyses
ˌsaɪkəʊəˈnælɪsiːz
saccharomyces
ˌsækərəʊˈmaɪsiːz
syntheses
ˈsɪnθɪsiːz
thrombolyses
θrɒmˈbɒlɪsiːz
uranalyses
ˌjʊərəˈnælɪsiːz
urinalyses
ˌjʊərɪˈnælɪsiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PARALYSES

paralogize
paralogy
Paralympian
Paralympic
Paralympic Games
Paralympics
paralysation
paralyse
paralysed
paralyser
paralysingly
paralysis
paralysis agitans
paralytic
paralytically
paralyzation
paralyze
paralyzed
paralyzer
paralyzingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE PARALYSES

apophyses
atmolyses
Cambyses
catalyses
dialyses
ecdyses
epiphyses
haematolyses
haemodialyses
haemolyses
hematolyses
hemodialyses
hemolyses
hydrogenolyses
hynoanalyses
lyses
microanalyses
psephoanalyses
spondylolyses
zincolyses

Synonyms and antonyms of paralyses in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PARALYSES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «paralyses» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of paralyses

Translation of «paralyses» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PARALYSES

Find out the translation of paralyses to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of paralyses from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «paralyses» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

瘫痪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parálisis
570 millions of speakers

English

paralyses
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

paralyzes
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشلل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

параличи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

paralisias
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

paralyzes
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paralysies
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melumpuhkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lähmungen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

麻痺
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Paralyzed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm tê liệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முடக்குவாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Paralyzes
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

felçler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

paralisi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

paraliżuje
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

паралічі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

paralizii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παράλυση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verlam
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förlamningar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lammer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of paralyses

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PARALYSES»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PARALYSES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about paralyses

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2 QUOTES WITH «PARALYSES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word paralyses.
1
Cyril Connolly
Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.
2
Annie Lennox
Fear paralyses you - fear of flying, fear of the future, fear of leaving a rubbish marriage, fear of public speaking, or whatever it is.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PARALYSES»

Discover the use of paralyses in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to paralyses and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French ...
" John Culbert, in contrast, argues that the key texts of modernity and postmodernity may be approached through figures and narratives of paralysis: motion is no more defining of modern travel than fixations, resistance, and impasse; ...
John Culbert, 2011
2
Modern Methods in the Surgery of Paralyses
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.
Alfred Herbert Tubby, 2012
3
The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Periodic Paralyses
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process.
Icon Health Publications, 2002
4
Jesus the Village Psychiatrist
There is no evidence to suggest that the paralyses of the two men are due to their having taken substances, nor is there any suggestion that the paralyses are the effect of culturally sanctioned behavior. In fact, if their paralyses were culturally ...
Donald Capps
5
Apparitions in Late Medieval and Renaissance Spain
These paralyses were often sudden, and must have raised the specter of death without grace. They occurred to a woman working on the threshing floor; a man who fell over when sowing cucumbers; a son delousing his mother on a street in  ...
William A. Christian, 1989
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Cassandra's Daughter: A History of Psychoanalysis
With Charcot's approval, he had completed a study of the symptoms of hysterical paralyses in comparison to the symptoms of organic paralyses where real damage to the nervous system could be observed. The symptoms of hysterical ...
Joseph Schwartz, 2003
7
Molecular Biology of Membrane Transport Disorders
INTRODUCTION The periodic paralyses have traditionally been divided into hypokalemic, hyperkalemic, normokalemic, and paramyo- tonic forms.1 Over the past decade, a combination of electro- physiologic and molecular biologic studies ...
Stanley G. Schultz, 1996
8
Neurology in Clinical Practice: The neurological disorders
Ion Channels 1847 Periodic Paralyses and Nondystrophic Myotonias 1850 Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis 1850 Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis 1852 Paramyotonia Congenita 1853 Myotonia Congenita 1853 Potassium-Aggravated  ...
Walter George Bradley, 2004
9
Freud: A Very Short Introduction
Charcot had, for some years, been investigating hypnosis, with the object of discovering a diagnostic technique which would distinguish between paralyses which were the consequence of organic disease of the central nervous system and ...
Anthony Storr, 2001
10
Revolution in Mind: The Creation of Psychoanalysis
with paralyses that were, anatomically speaking, impossible. At the same time, Pin and Porez didn't seem to be faking their illnesses. Perhaps they were hysterics under the sway of unconscious ideas. But neither man was hypnotizable, and ...
George Makari, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PARALYSES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term paralyses is used in the context of the following news items.
1
2 officials' rivalry paralyses Libya's Dhaka embassy
In a rare case, the operations of the Libyan embassy in Dhaka have remained suspended for around two weeks due to a dispute between two ... «The Daily Star, Jul 15»
2
Monsoon claims five, paralyses life in TN
Heavy rains influenced by the south-west monsoon continue to batter Tamil Nadu for the past two days, killing five people and paralysing ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
3
Nairobi on lockdown ahead of President Obama's visit
The closure of the roads was to avoid Obama's motorcade getting caught up in the nasty traffic that often paralyses the city every weekend as ... «The Citizen, Jul 15»
4
Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time at …
... the screen and when a crowded tube station almost paralyses him, he tells himself to imagine a red dotted line on the floor and just follow it, ... «ChesterChronicle.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Doctors strike paralyses services at LUTH, CMD denies shutdown
LUTH-1 MEDICAL services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) have been paralysed following an indefinite strike embarked by ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
6
Empire of Fear: Inside the Islamic State by Andrew Hosken - review
... mass shootings of prisoners by small fanatic boys — paralyses our responses, while the fear creeps closer. What will probably happen here? «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
7
Asking for help doesn't make you weak
"It isn't so much the act of asking that paralyses us," writes musician Amanda Palmer in her book The Art of Asking. "It's what lies beneath: the ... «Daily Life, Jul 15»
8
Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Liverpool …
... the screen and when a crowded tube station almost paralyses him, he tells himself to imagine a red dotted line on the floor and just follow it, ... «Daily Post North Wales, Jul 15»
9
Monsoon paralyses Mumbai again
Hard-hit: Rail services hit; flights delayed; city gets over 200 mm rain. The floodedNizampura police station area at Bhiwandi after heavy rainfall ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
10
Fear paralyses Mujuru faction
HARARE – Political heavyweights linked to former Vice President Joice Mujuru say they are living in mortal fear of abduction by suspected State agents, with ... «The Zimbabwe Daily, Jul 15»

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