festinant


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Related to festinant: festinant gait, waddling gait

festinant

 [fes´tĭ-nant]
accelerating.

fes·ti·nant

(fes'ti-nant),
Rapid; hastening; accelerating.
[L. festino, to hasten]

festinant

[fes′tinənt]
pertaining to a gait pattern that accelerates involuntarily as a result of a nervous system disorder. The increased rate of walking represents an automatic attempt by the body to overtake a displaced center of gravity. See also extrapyramidal disease, festinating gait.

fes·ti·nant

(fes'ti-nănt)
Rapid; hastening; accelerating.
[L. festino, to hasten]

fes·ti·nant

(fes'ti-nănt)
Rapid; hastening; accelerating.
[L. festino, to hasten]

festinant

accelerating.
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quae oriuntur et occidunt et oriendo quasi esse incipiunt, et crescunt ut perficiantur, et perfecta senescunt et intereunt: et non onmia senescunt, et omnia intereunt, ergo cum oriuntur et tendunt esse, quo magis celeriter crescunt ut sint, eo magis festinant ut non sint: sic est modus eorum"; Confessions 1.