What does the word epileptic mean?

  • Same etymon. One affected with epilepsy. Any thing relating to epilepsy; as an epileptic individual; an epileptic symptom. Some authors also speak of epileptic remedies.

  • Pertaining to epilepsy.

Usage examples for epileptic

  1. At the same time, the two hundred students who have witnessed this hideous spectacle will retain, profoundly engraved on their minds, the memory of that epileptic fury, a memory which will remain with them to the end of their days. – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  2. Your violent accusation frightened him; and he fell into an epileptic fit. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach

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