Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spastic

1 sense of spastic

Sense 1
spastic -- (a person suffering from spastic paralysis)
       => paralytic -- (a person suffering from paralysis)

Antonyms of adj spastic

2 of 3 senses of spastic

Sense 2
spastic -- (suffering from spastic paralysis; "a spastic child")

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Sense 3
convulsive, spasmodic, spastic -- (affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements")

INDIRECT (VIA unsteady) -> steady -- (not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer")

Similarity of adj spastic

3 senses of spastic

Sense 1
spastic -- (relating to or characterized by spasm; "a spastic colon"; "spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy")

Sense 2
spastic -- (suffering from spastic paralysis; "a spastic child")
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

Sense 3
convulsive, spasmodic, spastic -- (affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements")
       => unsteady (vs. steady) -- (subject to change or variation; "her unsteady walk"; "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine"; "an unsteady voice")

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