Definition of Spasmodically

1. Adverb. With spasms. "The mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner"

Exact synonyms: Jerkily
Partainyms: Jerky, Spasmodic



2. Adverb. In spurts and fits. "I began to write intermittently and spasmodically"
Partainyms: Spasmodic

Definition of Spasmodically

1. Adverb. In a spasmodic manner; intermittently. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spasmodically

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spasmodically

spasmed
spasmic
spasmin
spasming
spasmo-
spasmocanulase
spasmodic
spasmodic asthma
spasmodic dysmenorrhoea
spasmodic dysphonia
spasmodic laryngitis
spasmodic stricture
spasmodic tic
spasmodic torticollis
spasmodical
spasmodically (current term)
spasmogen
spasmogenic
spasmogenically
spasmogens
spasmoid
spasmology
spasmolygmus
spasmolysis
spasmolytic
spasmolytics
spasmoneme
spasmophilia
spasmophilic
spasmophilic diathesis

Literary usage of Spasmodically

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... schools or polling places But laws were largely honored in the breach day closing never was effective in thr cities, except spasmodically, ..."

2. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1866)
"These pains in a -Imrt time subsided, the bead became heavy, swimming, and a mist before the eyes en?u"l The fingers and hands became so spasmodically ..."

3. The London Medical and Physical Journal (1828)
"they irritated or simply pressed those twigs between the blades of the forceps, they observed that the muscles to which they proceeded were spasmodically ..."

4. Diseases and Enemies of Poultry by Leonard Pearson, Benjamin Harry Warren (1897)
"... turn over on its back, or it may stand upright with its legs apart, head turned backward and the mouth and eyes open ing and closing spasmodically. ..."

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