palsied

Part of speech:

Paralytic.

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Usage examples "palsied":

  1. If slavery has so palsied his mind and he looks upon himself as a chattel, and consents to be one, actually to hold him as such, falls in with his delusion, and confirms the impious falsehood. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. If there were anything of manhood yet left in his nature, this would awaken it from its palsied sleep. - "After a Shadow, and Other Stories", T. S. Arthur.
  3. I did not wish to do it; my will seemed palsied. - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.