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English definition of “spastic”


adjective uk   /ˈspæs.tɪk/ us  
old-fashioned suffering from cerebral palsy (= a condition of the body that makes it difficult to control the muscles)Disorders of muscles and the nervous system informal an offensive way of saying 'stupid', used especially by childrenStupid and sillyOf unsound mind
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of spastic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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