Definition of Startle. Meaning of Startle. Synonyms of Startle

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Definition of Startle

Startle
Startle Star"tle, n. A sudden motion or shock caused by an unexpected alarm, surprise, or apprehension of danger. After having recovered from my first startle, I was very well pleased with the accident. --Spectator.
Startle
Startle Star"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Startled; p. pr. & vb. n. Startling.] [Freq. of start.] To move suddenly, or be excited, on feeling alarm; to start. Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction? --Addison.
Startle
Startle Star"tle, v. t. 1. To excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension; to frighten suddenly and not seriously; to alarm; to surprise. The supposition, at least, that angels do sometimes assume bodies need not startle us. --Locke. 2. To deter; to cause to deviate. [R.] --Clarendon. Syn: To start; shock; fright; frighten; alarm.

Meaning of Startle from wikipedia

- with negative affect. Usually the onset of the startle response is a startle reflex reaction. The startle reflex is a brainstem reflectory reaction (reflex)...
- a subsequent strong reflex-eliciting stimulus (pulse), often using the startle reflex. The stimuli are usually acoustic, but tactile stimuli (e.g. via...
- surprise") is a neurologic disorder cl****ically characterised by pronounced startle responses to tactile or acoustic stimuli and hypertonia. The hypertonia...
- Fear-potentiated startle (FPS) is a reflexive physiological reaction to a presented stimulus, and is an indicator of the fear reaction in an organism...
- Deimatic behaviour or startle display means any pattern of bluffing behaviour in an animal that lacks strong defences, such as suddenly displaying con****uous...
- a rare disorder of unknown origin. The syndrome entails an exaggerated startle reflex which may be described as an uncontrollable "jump"; individuals...
- other characters. When he has to explode with rage or manic energy, he's startling. And in the drama competition, his reading of a climactic speech from...
- arms in (adduction) crying (usually) It is distinct from the startle reflex. Unlike the startle reflex, the Moro reflex does not decrease with repeated stimulation...
- NEWS10 ABC. Retrieved April 30, 2017. Sapna Maheshwari, On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters, The New York Times, November 4, 2017 Dani Di...
- 26, 2017). Bloomberg News W****ly, "Is Wikipedia 'Woke'". p. 73. "The startling numbers behind Africa's Wikipedia knowledge gaps". memeburn.com. June...
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