spasm

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French spasme, from Latin spasmus, from Ancient Greek σπασμός (spasmos, spasm, convulsion). Compare span.

NounEdit

spasm (plural spasms)

  1. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ.
  2. A violent, excruciating seizure of pain.
  3. A sudden and temporary burst of energy, activity, or emotion.

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VerbEdit

spasm (third-person singular simple present spasms, present participle spasming, simple past and past participle spasmed)

  1. To produce and undergo a spasm.

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