Paralyze in a sentence

The word "paralyze" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of paralyze and how to use it in a sentence.

This website focus on english words and example sentences, so everyone can learn how to use them. Easily browse through english vocabulary, listen the sentences or copy them.

Definition of Paralyze

  • To affect or strike with paralysis or palsy.
  • To unnerve; to destroy or impair the energy of; to render ineffective; as, the occurrence paralyzed the community; despondency paralyzed his efforts.
  • cause to be paralyzed and immobile
  • make powerless and unable to function

How to use paralyze in a sentence. Paralyze pronunciation.

To leave it upon any lower plane than this, is to rob it of its highest functions and to paralyze it of lasting power for good in any direction.
play
copy
The very monarch who paralyzes a rebel by appealing to the divinity that hedges a king, is a drunken and sensual assassin, and is presently killed contemptuously before our eyes in spite of his hedge of divinity.
play
copy
Indeed, I declare that French centralization has reached its critical term, that fatal point at which, after protecting, it oppresses; at which, after vivifying, it paralyzes; at which, having saved France, it crushes her.
play
copy
Anyhow, she got me to write your publisher man and ask him not to give you any satisfaction about those royalties, so's she could be the fust one to paralyze you with 'em.
play
copy
He sprays those poisons that relieve colds and paralyze the throat and cords.
play
copy
Men who would paralyze and destroy the initiative of private enterprise, men who themselves are ambitious, and either incapable or unsuccessful, have sprung up; writers who have no conscience, whose one idea is to make money out of a passing craze against honest capital, have aided them.
play
copy
Atropine, to a certain extent, paralyzes the sympathetic when given in sufficiently large doses, and injections of this drug beneath the skin of a frog render the division of the sympathetic unnecessary.
play
copy
But I ain't denyin' his nerve, or whatever's great in him thet sort of paralyzes people.
play
copy
The confederation might still subsist, although its Government were reduced to such a degree of inanition as to paralyze the nation, to cause internal anarchy, and to check the general prosperity of the country.
play
copy
This roar has a terrible effect on the victim; it paralyzes him with terror, and like a lightning flash, along with the roar, the tiger falls upon his prey.
play
copy
The quality of the snarl is such that it paralyzes his victim.
play
copy
The temper of the period was revolutionary in society by reflection of the state of politics, and juniors were sturdy democrats, letting their elders know that they had come to their inheritance, while the elders, confused by the impudent topsy-turvy, put on the gaping mask (not unfamiliar to history) of the disestablished conservative, whose astounded state paralyzes his wrath.
play
copy
Never would malicious fairy in old woman's form have offered Alvan a cup of milk to paralyze his bride's imagination of him confronting perils.
play
copy
We shall have hundreds of thousands of disbanded soldiers, and many have feared that their return home in such great numbers might paralyze industry by furnishing, suddenly, a greater supply of labor than there will be demand for.
play
copy
But in a hospital one learns that cheerfulness is one's salvation; for, in an atmosphere of suffering and death, heaviness of heart would soon paralyze usefulness of hand, if the blessed gift of smiles had been denied us.
play
copy
It was "patronized" by Pope Urban VIII in such manner as to paralyze it, and it was afterward vexed by Pope Gregory XVI.
play
copy
But-and mark you, the leap paralyzes one-crossing the Western Ocean, in New York City, hautboy, or ho-boy, becomes the name by which the night-scavenger is known.
play
copy
You will not become a faithless father and friend to your soldiers, whom you have so often greeted as your children, and who have always confided in you; nor will you break our courage and paralyze our souls by deserting us in this manner.
play
copy
Nothing, but pray to God to paralyze my tongue, and grant me death, before I lose my last clutch on faith, and curse my Creator, and drift down to eternal perdition!
play
copy
Its presence fills with gloomy alarm every nook and corner of the land, and paralyzes all the energies of the oppressor.
play
copy

Examples of Paralyze

Example #1
The promises of God are conditioned upon our being in this state of heart toward God.
Example #2
The use of prayer is to bring us into communion with God, for the growth of the spiritual life, that is ours by faith in Christ Jesus.
Example #3
I could write as convincing a chapter on Shakespear's Dickensian prejudice against the throne and the nobility and gentry in general as Mr Harris or Ernest Crosbie on the other side.
Example #4
Surely a more mercilessly exposed string of scoundrels never crossed the stage.
Example #5
Then the machine has finished its work, and should be replaced.
Example #6
And if you wish to know, Monsieur, by what sign we may recognize the fact that a social or political system has attained its end, I will tell you: it is when it is manifest only in its inconveniences and abuses.