Translation of "seizure" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


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

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

an epileptic seizure 癲癇突發

old use a sudden failure of the heart

His aunt died of a seizure. 他的姑姑死於心臟病突發。
figurative humorous When I told her how much it cost she nearly had a seizure (= she was very shocked). 我告訴她花了多少錢時,她差一點嚇出病來。

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