Definition of 'paralyse'
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The city and the country are outraged, horrified and almost paralysed with fear. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There, doctors paralysed his body to try to give him a chance to recover. The Sun (2016)The condition leaves her body paralysed but her mind untouched. The Sun (2009)All after a rock climbing accident left her paralysed from the chest down and in a wheelchair. The Sun (2015)Yet the most troubling picture to emerge is that of a coach paralysed by fear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bad experiences while young can leave adults feeling paralysed with anxiety. The Sun (2016)His right arm is still paralysed and when he walks it is with an awkward shuffle. The Sun (2010)She was left an active brain trapped in a paralysed body. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Throughout history there are stories of soldiers cut down by the enemy after becoming paralysed with fear. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)One side of my body was paralysed. The Sun (2014)The jurors were paralysed by a fear of making a wrong call. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He rises from the meal with half his body paralysed. Celtic Mythology (1987)Most fled but some were paralysed by fear. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His players appeared paralysed by fear at home. The Sun (2012)The disease paralysed his right leg, leaving him unable to walk. The Sun (2010)One was hit in the shoulder, leaving his arm paralysed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was 21 when his paralysing illness was diagnosed and he was then given two years to live. The Sun (2015)When we dream the body is usually paralysed, but in this condition the person can move around. The Sun (2010)In 2008 he was attacked with terrifying speed by motor neurone disease and is paralysed from the neck down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the arm is paralysed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He claimed that this had worsened the effects of the stroke, which left the dictator with a paralysed left arm and a limp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A neighbour's daughter was paralysed in an accident. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are people paralysed in accidents who, once recovered, go on to have different but whole lives. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In 1982 an horrendous car accident left him paralysed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair, but his voice was spared. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He lost his father when he was just two and his mother at 18, two years after a car accident left her paralysed. The Sun (2010)
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British English: paralyse VERB
If someone is paralysed by an accident or an illness, they have no feeling in their body, or in part of their body, and are unable to move.
She is paralyzed from the waist down.
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