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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Medieval Latin paroxysmus, from Ancient Greek παροξυσμός(paroxusmós, irritation, the severe fit of a disease).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paʁɔˈksʏsmʊs/
  • Hyphenation: Pa‧ro‧xys‧mus

NounEdit

Paroxysmus m ‎(genitive Paroxysmus, plural Paroxysmen)

  1. paroxysm (random or sudden outburst; explosive event during a volcanic eruption; sudden recurrence of a disease)

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