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English definition of “paralysis”

paralysis

noun [U]
 
 
/pəˈræləsɪs/
UNABLE TO MOVE being unable to move all or part of your body because of injury or illness: muscular paralysisHandicap and the disabledDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
NO ACTION not being able to take action: political paralysisAvoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
(Definition of paralysis from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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