apoplectic

[ap-uh-plek-tik]
adjective Also, apoplectical.
1.
of or pertaining to apoplexy.
2.
having or inclined to apoplexy.
3.
intense enough to threaten or cause apoplexy: an apoplectic rage.
noun
4.
a person having or predisposed to apoplexy.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin apoplēcticus < Greek apoplēktikós pertaining to a (paralytic) stroke, equivalent to apóplēkt(os) struck down (verbid of apoplḗssein) + -ikos -ic

apoplectically, adverb
postapoplectic, adjective
pseudoapoplectic, adjective
pseudoapoplectical, adjective
pseudoapoplectically, adverb
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apoplectic (ˌæpəˈplɛktɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to apoplexy
2.  informal furious
 
n
3.  a person having apoplexy
 
apo'plectically
 
adv

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apoplectic
1610s, "involving apoplexy," from Fr. apoplectique (16c.), from L. apoplecticus, from Gk. apoplektikos "disabled by a stroke, crippled," from apoplektos, verbal adj. of apoplessein (see apoplexy). Meaning "showing symptoms of apoplexy" (1721) gradually shaded into "enraged, very angry."
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apoplectic ap·o·plec·tic (āp'ə-plěk'tĭk)
adj.
Relating to, having, or predisposed to apoplexy.


ap'o·plec'ti·cal·ly adv.
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Example sentences
This condition is marked by outward apoplectic characteristics and significant
  loss off interpretive powers.
Some people become apoplectic when they forget names.
My mother was apoplectic.
Most such folks usually get apoplectic when the analogy is raised.
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