Noun, plural paralyses
Also called palsy loss. (global.britannica.com)
1. A loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. Paralysis can be accompanied by a loss of feeling (sensory loss) in the affected area if there is sensory damage as well as motor. (wikipedia.org)
3. The complete loss of voluntary control of part of person’s body, such as one or more limbs. (wiktionary.org)
4. A condition in which you are unable to move or feel all or part of your body. (merriam-webster.com)
5. A state of being unable to function, act, or move. (merriam-webster.com)
Word origin: From Latin paralysis, from Ancient Greek παράλυσις (paralusis, “palsy”), from παραλύειν (paraluein, “to disable on one side”), from παρά (para, “beside”) + λύειν (luein, “loosen”).