After starting a new drug, an epileptic woman started writing 10 to 15 poems each day.
One man was having an epileptic seizure; one had a nosebleed; one had full-blown African Malaria; one had the flu.
David was epileptic and brain damaged, living in a home for the disabled.
Like a crazy, drunk uncle shooting an epileptic dog because he has fleas, the current GOP shuns him for all the wrong reasons.
She then suffered an epileptic seizure and was treated with an appropriate medication.
In more aggravated cases, especially in children, epileptic fits may occur.
I know something of the disease, and I doubt whether Penreath is an epileptic.
But the epileptic Jggli went into convulsions, writhed on the ground, groaned, shrieked and wrung her hands.
He appeared to have the convulsive strength of a man in an epileptic fit.
You want one epileptic boy who, you know as well as I, has long been absent from Oea.
c.1600, from French épileptique, from Late Latin epilepticus, from Greek epileptikos, from epilambanein (see epilepsy). Earlier adjective was epilentic (late 14c.), from a Greek variant. As a noun from 1650s.
epileptic ep·i·lep·tic (ěp'ə-lěp'tĭk)
One who has epilepsy. adj.
Affected with epilepsy.
Of, relating to, or associated with epilepsy.