Definition of convulsively in English:


Pronunciation /kənˈvəlsivlē/ /kənˈvəlsɪvli/

Translate convulsively into Spanish


See convulsive

‘When Anne left, I'd wake up in the morning, and my eyes would just immediately fill up with tears, and I would start convulsively crying.’
  • ‘My hands convulsively clenched, my teeth clamped together, my nostrils flared, my lips curled, and a red mist descended in front of my eyes.’
  • ‘My scream flew up, bounced off my palate, and was swallowed convulsively, never quite managing to escape.’
  • ‘I can still see how it looked in the rear view mirror with its tail convulsively thrashing around.’
  • ‘While feverish attempts were made to locate the ambulance - hired for the tournament - the youngster remained lying in the ring for close to ten minutes jerking convulsively through laboured breathing.’