[ UK /kˌætɐtˈɒnɪk/ ]
[ US /ˌkætəˈtɑnɪk/ ]
  1. characterized by catatonia especially either rigidity or extreme laxness of limbs
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How To Use catatonic In A Sentence

  • He was beefy, pale and, like a lot of professional sportsmen, catatonically incurious. TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS
  • For example, in psychiatric terms, a zombi might be called a catatonic schizophrenic; both conditions are characterized by incoherence and catalepsy with alternate moments of stupor and activity. The Serpent and the Rainbow
  • There are five subtypes of schizophrenia which may be noted: paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual.
  • Mendelson shuffles around looking catatonically depressed and uttering his lines in a laboured and difficult way.
  • Almost catatonically I went through procedure after procedure to ensure the safety of my body, my life, and my future. Jacqueline Kravette: Eradication of Familial Cancer: The Wave of the Future?
  • Take the classic case, catatonic schizophrenia-okay?
  • Grace Reid stared back at him, her face white as a corpse, her expression almost catatonic with terror. Bloodstream
  • But you are right, it's more common to see one businessman being carried out of a KTV by his friends, completely catatonic.
  • Any dramatic or emotional impact is, however, entirely nullified by the catatonic acting, anaesthetic direction and droning musical score.
  • Schizophrenic akinesia and catatonic symptoms may similarly resemble parkinsonian and dystonic symptoms.
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