convulsionist

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A eonvulsionary.
  • noun In geology, a catastrophist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who has convulsions; esp., one of a body of fanatics in France, early in the eighteenth century, who went into convulsions under the influence of religious emotion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who has convulsions.

Etymologies

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convulsion +‎ -ist

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  • One of a body of fanatics in France, early in the eighteenth century, who went into convulsions under the influence of religious emotion.

    December 19, 2008

  • Sort of like speakings in tongues?

    December 28, 2008