I know a woman who has, several times, been driven to the brink of paralytic rage by the way her books have been received.
paralytic Child Walking on All Fours (from Muybridge), from that year, is a fine example of this stylistic shift.
She will merely become a kind of paralytic; the kind that can move a little but not enough; always wheeled about in a chair.
At the house of an old lady of seventy, a paralytic, the rebuff was of a different kind.
His legs wobbled and bent like those of a paralytic, and his head fell forward through very weakness.
He had also learned something of the paralytic seizure which the disaster had occasioned.
He was seized that night with a paralytic disorder, which at once deprived him of the use of his limbs and his speech.
I trembled like a paralytic, and was afraid that my anger might get me into difficulty.
Then at last the overworked brain gave way, and during this year he had more than one paralytic seizure.
They must wait upon the paralytic father with proper punctilio.
paralytic par·a·lyt·ic (par'ə-lĭt'ĭk)
Of or relating to paralysis.
Affected with paralysis.