catatonic (comparative more catatonic, superlative most catatonic)
- (medicine) of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia
of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia
catatonic (plural catatonics)
- (medicine) A patient in a state of catatonia.
- Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
- I thought of children released from school; I thought of spring-awakenings after winter-sleeps; I thought of the Sleeping Beauty; and I also thought, with some foreboding, of catatonics, suddenly frenzied.