apoplectic(redirected from apoplectically)
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Relating to, suffering from, or predisposed to apoplexy.
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1. Of, resembling, or produced by apoplexy: an apoplectic fit.
a. Having or inclined to have apoplexy.
b. Exhibiting symptoms associated with apoplexy.
3. Extremely angry; furious: "His accounts of the battles in 1812 left some veterans apoplectic with rage" (Rosamund Bartlett).
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apoplectic(ap″ŏ-plek′tik) [Gr. apoplēktikos, crippled by stroke]
Pert. to apoplexy.
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