French translation of 'paroxysm'
- (= spasm) [of coughing]
⇒ He broke into a paroxysm of coughing.
Il fut pris d'une quinte de toux.to send sb into paroxysms of laughter
faire hurler qn de rire
- (= fit) [of grief, anger]
accès min a paroxysm of rage
dans un accès de rage
Example Sentences Including 'paroxysm'
Mopping his face, he moved up to the altar, fighting back another paroxysm of coughing which racked his body.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
Slamming down the receiver, he fought back the paroxysm of coughing he could feel building in his chest.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
I cried in a paroxysm of irritation, but instantly I was stricken by remorse.Absolute Truths
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Translation of paroxysm from the Collins English to French Dictionary