Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.adjective
Happening intermittently; fitful.adjective
Given to sudden outbursts of energy or feeling; excitable.
Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by spasm; affected by spasm or spasms; convulsive: as, spasmodic movements; spasmodic asthma; a spasmodic person.
Attended by or manifesting procedure by fits and starts; jerky; overstrained; high-strung; rhapsodical: as, spasmodic action or efforts; spasmodic utterance or literature.noun
A medicine for spasm.adjective
Of or pertaining to spasm; consisting in spasm; occuring in, or characterized by, spasms.adjective
Soon relaxed or exhausted; convulsive; intermittent.adjective
an affection of childhood characterized by a stoppage of brathing developed suddenly and without fever, and produced by spasmodic contraction of the vocal cords. It is sometimes fatal. Called also