Synonyms of convulsion in English:

convulsion


See definition of convulsion

noun

1‘she's started to have convulsions’

SYNONYMS

fit, seizure, paroxysm, spasm, attack, muscular contractions

throes

technical ictus

2convulsions‘the audience collapsed in convulsions’

SYNONYMS

fits of laughter, paroxysms of laughter, gales of laughter, peals of laughter, uncontrollable laughter

informal hysterics, stitches

3‘the political convulsions of the mid 20th century’

SYNONYMS

upheaval, eruption, turmoil, turbulence, disruption, agitation, disturbance, unrest, disorder, furore, upset, tumult, chaos

earthquake, cataclysm, storm

Sturm und Drang