Translation of spasmodic in Spanish:

spasmodic

irregular, adj.

Pronunciation /spæzˈmɑdɪk//spazˈmɒdɪk/

adjective

  • 1

    (activity/growth) irregular
    (activity/growth) discontinuo
    • The orchestra comes to life in spasmodic bursts.
    • The band bring abrasive but melodic rock that comes complete with spasmodic on-stage performance.
    • She gives a last little spasmodic lunge and then pulls away and takes a deep breath.
  • 2

    Medicine
    (cough/jerks/pain) espasmódico
    • The shivering had died to spasmodic twitches and then even they stopped.
    • The oil is topically applied to relieve spasmodic pains.
    • In a letter to Emily Howland, Washington described Benson as ‘whimsical, spasmodic and rather superficial.’
    • Hiccups are the spasmodic, involuntary contraction of the diaphragm that is caused by irritation of the nerves that supply these muscles.
    • she screamed, as her left hamstring muscle tightened in a spasmodic reaction.
    • Right now a spasmodic tic in his leg at the wrong time could get him killed.
    • Her chin began a spasmodic quivering and the tears sprang into her eyes.