Antonyms

1. muscle-bound

adjective. having stiff muscles as the result of excessive exercise.

Antonyms

  • elastic

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Words that Rhyme with Muscle Spasm

  • phantasm
  • chasm

Example sentences of the word muscle-spasm


1. Noun Phrase
Clary sage is commonly used in massage because it is beneficial in relieving muscle spasm and cramps.

2. Noun Phrase
Partaking in too much spicy, fatty fast food will increase risk of muscle spasm and damage overall health.

3. Noun Phrase
Weak levels of potassium in the body often will contribute to the occurrence of muscle spasms.

4.
Noun Phrase
Alcohol is one cause of
muscle spasm**s 1.

2. muscle-builder

noun. someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • someone
  • soul
  • bodybuilder
  • muscle builder
  • muscleman
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

3. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] one of the contractile organs of the body.

Synonyms

  • smooth muscle
  • sphincter muscle
  • muscle cell
  • musculus
  • anatomical sphincter
  • skeletal muscle
  • ocular muscle
  • involuntary muscle
  • muscle fibre
  • sphincter
  • striated muscle
  • contractile organ
  • levator
  • antagonistic muscle
  • contractor
  • supinator
  • rectus
  • tensor
  • pronator
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • medulla
  • cortex
  • lightness
  • weak part

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

4. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells.

Synonyms

  • striated muscle tissue
  • muscular tissue
  • heart muscle
  • smooth muscle
  • muscle system
  • cardiac muscle
  • muscular structure
  • animal tissue

Antonyms

  • easy
  • comfortable
  • nonviolent
  • good

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

5. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard.

Synonyms

  • yob
  • hooligan
  • tough
  • bully
  • ruffian
  • muscleman
  • roughneck
  • yobbo
  • yobo

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • vulnerability
  • rugged
  • liability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

6. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way).

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • authority
  • potency
  • dominance
  • authorisation

Antonyms

  • delicate
  • inexperienced
  • weak
  • soft

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

7. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] possessing muscular strength.

Synonyms

  • brawniness
  • heftiness
  • brawn
  • strength
  • muscularity

Antonyms

  • extensor
  • flexor
  • orderly
  • tender

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

8. muscle

verb. ['ˈmʌsəl'] make one's way by force.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • go across

Antonyms

  • destructibility
  • impermanence
  • incapability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

9. spasm

noun. ['ˈspæzəm'] a painful and involuntary muscular contraction.

Synonyms

  • blepharospasm
  • wrick
  • vellication
  • rick
  • symptom
  • charley-horse
  • kink
  • writer's cramp
  • graphospasm
  • twitch
  • charley horse
  • myoclonus
  • opisthotonos
  • crick
  • tenesmus
  • twitching
  • trismus
  • muscle spasm

Antonyms

  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia
  • unbend

Etymology

  • spasme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • spasmus (Latin)

10. spasm

noun. ['ˈspæzəm'] (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel).

Synonyms

  • retch
  • heave
  • cardiospasm
  • bronchospasm
  • laryngismus

Antonyms

  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

Etymology

  • spasme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • spasmus (Latin)
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