What is another word for paralyzed?

Need synonyms for paralyzed? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Partly or wholly incapable of movement
more ❯
“Hannah was temporarily paralyzed on the right side but soon made a full recovery.”
Adjective
Not having the power to influence people or events
more ❯
“The seemingly paralyzed board of directors sat by as the company continued to flounder.”
Adjective
At rest, stationary, immobile, not moving
Adjective
Astonished, amazed or so suddenly surprised as to be unable to speak
mumUK
momUS
more ❯
Adjective
Desensitized or numb to any feeling, sensation or emotion
Adjective
So frightened that one is unable to move
more ❯
Adjective
Sluggish or dull
more ❯
Adjective
Weak or lacking in strength
more ❯
Adjective
Not awake and aware of and responding to one's environment
more ❯
Adjective
Completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
Verb
Past tense for to be, or cause to be, immobilized and not able to move
“The name is apt, for the medusa's tentacles paralyze its prey most effectively.”
Verb
Past tense for to be, or cause to be, ineffective or immobilized
more ❯
“They aim to paralyze our systems by accessing and scrambling them.”
Verb
Past tense for to divest or deprive of confidence or courage
“Fear would paralyze him, and he would try to flee, but his feet felt like they were made of cement.”
Verb
Past tense for to decrease in feeling or strength
Verb
Past tense for to be detrimental to
more ❯
Verb
Past tense for to neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality)
Verb
Past tense for to frighten greatly
Verb
Past tense for to hold one's attention (with something fascinating)
Verb
Past tense for to stagnate or prevent from further development
Verb
Past tense for to astonish or shock (someone) so that they are temporarily unable to react
more ❯
Verb
Past tense for to make ineligible, as for entry to an examination
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
9-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021