Translation of apoplexy in Spanish:

apoplexy

apoplejía, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæpəˌplɛksi//ˈapəplɛksi/

noun

  • 1

    apoplejía feminine
    • In modern usage, apoplexy and stroke are synonymous terms, referring to sudden and lasting impairment of brain function caused by obstruction of or haemorrhage from the cerebral blood vessels.
    • He set every stone with his own hands and on coming ashore at the end of June, he complained of illness and died of apoplexy on July 6.
    • He was stricken with apoplexy and died the next day.
    • James, who was about thirty-five years of age and of quiet and sober habits, had died from apoplexy.
    • The association between hypertension and a ‘hardening’ of the pulse and apoplexy has been recognised for hundreds of years.