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Definition of 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.
StartleStartle 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
Startle Star"tle, v. t.
1. To excite by sudden alarm, surprise, or apprehension; to
frighten suddenly and not seriously; to alarm; to
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
of the startle response
is a startle reflex
reaction. The startle reflex
is a brainstem reflectory reaction
- The startle response
is an unconscious defensive response
may also refer
to: Startle display
to: "Pandemic 2: The Startling
", an episode
Stories, an American
pulp science fiction magazine
- very rare neurologic disorder
by pronounced startle responses
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
of bluffing behaviour
in an animal
that lacks strong
defences, such as suddenly displaying
- a subsequent strong
(pulse), often using
reflex. The stimuli
acoustic, but tactile stimuli
- Startled Insects
was an English
pop band. Startled Insects began around
1983 in Bristol, England, as a collective
- were Startling Odyssey
and Startling Odyssey
to their number
****ociations, the series progressed
backwards; hence, the supposed Startling
- a rare disorder
origin. The syndrome entails
an exaggerated startle reflex which
may be described
as an uncontrollable
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