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  • n. Plural form of catatonic.


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  • I feel like I should be confined to some ward for catatonics.


  • He went so far as to call my concern about Iran's nuclear ambitions "not only hysterical but almost catatonic" (He must mean "paranoid" since catatonics manifest their illness by immobility and inaction.)

    Alan Dershowitz: British Intelligence Is Smarter Than Ours -- and Than Gary Hart

  • Later in the day, I learned that earlier in the morning, while I was contemplating old-age and loneliness with an audience of catatonics and grimacers in wheelchairs, this very woman was having an argument with another coworker.

    A Limo, a Club, a Concert, a Party & a little story

  • Wonder why nobody's ever noticed that an unusually high number of catatonics come out of the Old Tulsa area?

    Jinx High

  • Although 5 to 10% of catatonics satisfy diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia, catatonia generally has a favorable treatment response 969.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Who are these ugly catatonics - "She gestured again at the row of bodies." - and why the invasion?

    The Metrognome and other Stories

  • They're either dozily rabid predators reduced to a monolithic imperative - eat living flesh - or they're "stragglers," harmless catatonics piteously stuck at their former posts.

    NYT > Home Page

  • His work on this album, however, is always clever and thankfully refrains from the theatrical catatonics of the David Lee Roth school of hair metal vocalizations.

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  • However, since I think catatonia is only behaviorally defined, I think I know that there are happy catatonics and sad catatnics and so on.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • Even the glassy-eyed catatonics with no stories could not conceal the horror that they brought into my interview room.

    Qwaider Planet


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