Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to encephalitis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or afflicted with encephalitis.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Behold, dear homophobe, the upwards of 70 major U.S. companies who have just signed an amicus brief -- basically a formal f-you complaint to the federal government and its odious Defense of Marriage Act DOMA -- saying the damn thing is bad for business, forces discrimination and inequality in company practices, was written by/for angry encephalitic right-wing thugs who don't know their God from a hole in the seminary wall.

    Mark Morford: Real Homophobes Don't Google

  • Basically, this individual is beyond education, so the only reason one regards the droolingly encephalitic simulacrum of ideas that he propagates is for the education and entertainment of assorted bystanders.

    Battle in Beverly Hills: Reflections on the Prothero/Shermer vs. Meyer/Sternberg "debate," Nov. 30, 2009 - The Panda's Thumb

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Morford: How to stay very, very dumb'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'I\'ve trained myself to instantly mute all TV commercials when they appear and turn my gaze from their grisly carnage lest their death lasers of hyperbranded idiocy penetrate my flesh and make me impotent and encephalitic and Republican.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Morford: How to stay very, very dumb

  • I've trained myself to instantly mute all TV commercials when they appear and turn my gaze from their grisly carnage lest their death lasers of hyperbranded idiocy penetrate my flesh and make me impotent and encephalitic and Republican.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Morford: How to stay very, very dumb

  • In one small part of its aftermath, the plague will be linked to an encephalitic state in which patients can walk, answer questions, and be aware of their surroundings, but with such vagueness that they are described as somnambulists, or sleeping volcanoes.

    L. Debard and Aliette

  • This Russian juggernaut of emerald evil has been around longer than I have, but my favorite incarnation was in the pages of the X-Men/Avengers mini-series, where it was revealed that the green giant was being piloted by the diminutive and encephalitic villain The Gremlin.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • After I complete the body, I'm left with something that looks like an encephalitic, red transparent R2-D2, or alternately a very futuristic fireplug.

    A Robot That Walks Like a Gorilla

  • Unlike the traditional diagnosis of syphilis, this theory, as argued in Dr Abraham Lieberman's paper Adolf Hitler had Post-encephalitic Parkinsonism, fits the clinical evidence very well.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • Further to Hitler and "Awakenings": I was interested to watch yesterday's BBC Medical Mysteries documentary, Mystery of the Forgotten Plague, which reported the latest research into the early 1920s encephalitis lethargica epidemic, whose profile was famously raised by neurologist Oliver Sacks 'accounts of experimental L-Dopa treatment on post-encephalitic patients (accounts not universally admired; see The Making of Oliver Sacks).

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • Those confrontations, like the time Rick Dorsey had to ask his girlfriend what an encephalitic hermaphrodite was, were some of Malcolm's favorite memories from freshman year.

    Archive 2006-08-27

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