Meaning of “convulsion” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “convulsion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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convulsionnoun [ C usually pl ]

us /kənˈvʌl·ʃən/

a shaking movement of the body that cannot be controlled, often caused by illness:

The syndrome brought on convulsions.

(Definition of “convulsion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)