Translation of "seizure" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (MEDICAL) 医学的 uk us /ˈsiː.ʒər/ US  /-ʒɚ/

a very sudden attack of an illness involving unconsciousness or violent movement

an epileptic seizure 癫痫突发

old use a sudden failure of the heart

His aunt died of a seizure. 他的姑姑死于心脏病突发。
figurative humorous When I told her how much it cost she nearly had a seizure (= she was very shocked). 我告诉她花了多少钱时,她差一点儿吓出毛病来。

(Translation of “seizure noun (MEDICAL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)