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Meaning of EPILEPTIC

Pronunciation:  `epu'leptik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who has epilepsy
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of epilepsy; "epileptic seizure"
 

EPILEPTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: diseased person, sick person, sufferer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ep`i*lep"tic\, a. [L. epilepticus, Gr. ? : cf. F.
    ['e]pileptique.]
    Pertaining to, affected with, or of the nature of, epilepsy.
    
    
  2. \Ep`i*lep"tic\, n.
    1. One affected with epilepsy.
    
    2. A medicine for the cure of epilepsy.
    
    
 
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