pertaining to or of the nature of a spasm; characterized by spasms.
resembling a spasm or spasms; sudden but brief; sporadic:
spasmodic efforts at reform.
given to or characterized by bursts of excitement.
taking place in sudden brief spells
of or characterized by spasms

spasmodic spas·mod·ic (spāz-mŏd’ĭk)

Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.

Happening intermittently; fitful.

Given to sudden outbursts of energy or of feeling; excitable.

spas·mod’i·cal·ly adv.


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