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EtymologyEdit

convulsion +‎ -ary

NounEdit

convulsionary (plural convulsionaries)

  1. A convulsionist.

AdjectiveEdit

convulsionary (comparative more convulsionary, superlative most convulsionary)

  1. Pertaining to convulsion; convulsive.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Convulsionary struggles.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for convulsionary in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)