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Physical ImpairmentPlay
Refers specifically to the loss of muscle function in the body or a body part. SlideThe spine injury paralysed his legs permanently.
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Emotional OverwhelmPlay
Can describe an emotional state that hinders physical action, like fear or shock. SlideAfter hearing the news, he was paralysed with disbelief.
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Temporary StatePlay
Often used to describe a condition that is not permanent, such as a transient paralysis. SlideThe anesthesia paralysed her arm for a few hours.