German-English translation for "krampfhaft"

"krampfhaft" English translation

krampfhaft
Adjektiv | adjective adj

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  • spasmodic
    krampfhaft Medizin | medicineMED
    convulsive
    krampfhaft Medizin | medicineMED
    krampfhaft Medizin | medicineMED
examples
  • krampfhafte Zuckungen
    convulsive twitches
    krampfhafte Zuckungen
  • forced
    krampfhaft Lachen etc figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    krampfhaft Lachen etc figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
  • desperate
    krampfhaft verbissen angestrengt figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    krampfhaft verbissen angestrengt figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
examples
  • er machte krampfhafte Anstrengungen, uns zurückzuhalten
    he made desperate (oder | orod frantic) efforts to hold us back (oder | orod to prevent us from going)
    er machte krampfhafte Anstrengungen, uns zurückzuhalten
krampfhaft
Adverb | adverb adv

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  • spasmodically
    krampfhaft krampfartig
    convulsively
    krampfhaft krampfartig
    krampfhaft krampfartig
examples
etwas krampfhaft festhalten
to clutch (at)etwas | something sth
etwas krampfhaft festhalten
This is rather forced in my opinion.
Ich finde das recht krampfhaft.
Source: Europarl
Her hand convulsively grasped her fan, and she did not breathe.
Ihre Hand preßte sich krampfhaft um den Fächer zusammen, und sie atmete kaum.
Source: Books
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