Definitions

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  • adj. Having an unpleasing, irregular beat.

Etymologies

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dys- +‎ rhythmic

Examples

  • We stay focused on this inevitably dysrhythmic journey which professional revolutionaries the world over, undertake in conditions which are hardly of their own choosing.

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  • Tinnitus patients show a deviation from the norm of different resting EEG parameters, characterized by an overproduction of resting state delta, theta and beta brain activities, providing further support for the microphysiological and magnetoencephalographic evidence pointing to a thalamocortical dysrhythmic process at the source of tinnitus.

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  • Investigators were unable to induce ventricular fibrillation even with electrodes implanted directly into the myocardium and the administration of epinephrine, ketamine, and isoproterenol as pro-dysrhythmic agents

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  • [Ok, in the short time it took to write this dysrhythmic little piece I've managed to scare hell outta 'myself.

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  • Yes - it's disconcertingly straight after V. and Gravity's Rainbow, but it might just be the Great Californian Novel.

    Of course I could have grabbed heaps of citations from this one, but when I'm reading Pynchon I can't stop, even to dog-ear, lest I be cast adrift, floundering in the dust, breaking my fingernails on the running-board...

    September 2, 2008

  • Oh boy, Vineland! What an amazing book! I love Pynchon's imaginative use of the language.

    September 2, 2008

  • ...dysrhythmic young Californian women dancing at a rally...

    - Thomas Pynchon, Vineland

    September 2, 2008