Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: apoplexy
IPA transcription: ['æpəpl,ɛksi]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: stroke, apoplexy, cerebrovascular_accident, CVA
    Meaning: a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
Usage examples
  • My first impression was that the Cantankerous Old Lady would go off in a fit of apoplexy.
  • Judge Ribeiro was struck with apoplexy yesterday evening, and died during the night at two o'clock, without having recovered his consciousness."