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epileptic (adj.)

c. 1600, from French épileptique, from Late Latin epilepticus, from Greek epileptikos, from stem of epilambanein "to seize" (see epilepsy). Earlier adjective was epilentic (late 14c.), from a Greek variant. As a noun from 1650s.

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Definitions of epileptic
1
epileptic (n.)
a person who has epilepsy;
2
epileptic (adj.)
of or relating to or characteristic of epilepsy;
epileptic seizure
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