Synonyms of convulsion in English:

convulsion


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noun

1‘she's started to have convulsions’

SYNONYMS
fit, seizure, paroxysm, spasm, attack, muscular contractions
throes
technical ictus

2convulsions‘the audience collapsed in convulsions’

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fits of laughter, paroxysms of laughter, gales of laughter, peals of laughter, uncontrollable laughter
informal hysterics, stitches

3‘the political convulsions of the mid 20th century’

SYNONYMS
upheaval, eruption, turmoil, turbulence, disruption, agitation, disturbance, unrest, disorder, furore, upset, tumult, chaos
earthquake, cataclysm, storm
Sturm und Drang