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English definition of “apoplexy”

apoplexy

noun [U] uk   /ˈæp.ə.plek.si/ us  

apoplexy noun [U] (ANGER)

very great anger: In a fit of apoplexy, he thumped the table with both hands.Anger and displeasure

apoplexy noun [U] (ILLNESS)

old use a stroke noun resulting from a brain haemorrhageDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
(Definition of apoplexy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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