Definitions For Paroxysm


  • A sudden uncontrollable attack
  • A sudden attack or increase of symptoms of a disease (such as pain, coughing, shaking, etc.) that often occurs again and again
  • A sudden strong feeling or expression of emotion that cannot be controlled

Is Paroxysm a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Paroxysm is worth 22 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Paroxysm in a Sentence

  • He went into paroxysms of laughter.
  • A paroxysm of laughter greeted the pratfall

Synonyms for Paroxysm

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