grimace

(redirected from grimacing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

grimace

Neurology A humorless facial 'mask' typically seen in Pts with catatonia. See Amimia.
References in periodicals archive ?
The babies who were warmed stopped crying and grimacing earlier than babies in the other groups.
Vishneva danced only once, in Romeo and Juliet opposite the willowy, grimacing Vladimir Malakhov.
Breastfeeding virtually eliminated crying and grimacing in infants who were breastfed while undergoing a painful procedure, according to a study published in the April issue of Pediatrics.
She appeared to be grimacing in pain as she sat in the wheelchair.
In a frame-by-frame analysis of videotaped fear grimaces made by 19 free-ranging rhesus monkeys, Hauser found that a large majority of the animals moved the left side Of the mouth first and retracted the lips further on the left side while grimacing.
Common motor tics include rapid eye blinking, head jerking, shoulder shrugging, and facial grimacing.
Bradley left Sunday's game at Arizona after popping up in the top of the ninth inning, grimacing and grabbing his right hand with his left.
More numerous than in his earlier works, Rauch's figures also appear in scenes increasingly unfathomable and often freighted with violence: a fistfight, a truck full of soldiers, bound prisoners, a chair leg morphing into a serpent, that strangles two green, grimacing gnomes.
There was a lot of grimacing and posturing but little dancing.
The photo of Loan aiming a pistol at the grimacing prisoner's head moments before he pulled the trigger on February 1, 1968, became a haunting image of the war.
At icy Balmoral, 13-year-old Harry was left red-cheeked and grimacing as he went to church in a blizzard with brother William and father Prince Charles.
He clearly favored the joint, grimacing with each delivery and tumbling toward first base to avoid planting hard with the left foot.