causing convulsions; convulsive.
a convulsant agent.
After a few medication attempts, the doctors landed on a very low dose of the anticonvulsant lamotrigine.
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any of a class of drugs used to prevent or abolish convulsions
of or relating to this class of drugs
a drug that produces convulsions
anticonvulsant an·ti·con·vul·sant (ān’tē-kən-vŭl’sənt, ān’tī-)
A drug that prevents or relieves convulsions.
an’ti·con·vul’sive (-sĭv) adj.
convulsant con·vul·sant (kən-vŭl’sənt)
Causing or producing convulsions. n.
An agent, such as a drug, that causes convulsions.
A drug that prevents or treats seizures.
the act of or state of being . moral perversion; depravity. perversion of integrity. or dishonest proceedings. . debasement or alteration, as of language or a text. a debased form of a word. putrefactive decay; rottenness. any influence or agency. Contemporary Examples Speakers, including the anticorruption blogger Alexei Navalny, attempted to keep the tone defiant […]
an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited. activity and those engaged in it: to fight crime. the habitual or frequent commission of crimes: a life of crime. any offense, serious wrongdoing, or sin. […]
Usually, antics. a playful trick or prank; caper. a grotesque, fantastic, or ludicrous gesture, act, or posture. Archaic. an actor in a grotesque or ridiculous presentation. a buffoon; clown. Obsolete. a grotesque theatrical presentation; ridiculous interlude. a grotesque or fantastic sculptured figure, as a gargoyle. ludicrous; funny. fantastic; odd; grotesque: an antic disposition. Obsolete. to […]
the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc. that which is excellent in the arts, manners, etc. a particular form or stage of civilization, as that of a certain nation or period: Greek culture. development or improvement of […]