EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From epileptic +‎ -oid.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

epileptoid (comparative more epileptoid, superlative most epileptoid)

  1. (medicine) Resembling epilepsy.
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 983:
      A spasm of violent nausea seized him and he turned up his eyes into his head in a frightening grimace which seemed almost epileptoid.

NounEdit

epileptoid (plural epileptoids)

  1. (archaic) A person with epilepsy.