IPA: kwɑdrʌpɫˈidʒɪk


  • One who suffers from quadriplegia.


  • Of, related to, or suffering from quadriplegia.

Examples of "quadriplegic" in Sentences

  • The attack left him a quadriplegic.
  • A brilliant scientist who happens to be a quadriplegic.
  • To the left, a quadriplegic veteran begs on the street.
  • Callahan became a quadriplegic in an auto accident at 21.
  • Following a car accident in 1974 he became a quadriplegic.
  • A passenger in the car was left an incomplete quadriplegic.
  • After an industrial accident his father became quadriplegic.
  • Jason Street's attempts to adjust to life as a quadriplegic.
  • Anthony is left a quadriplegic and is confined to a mental institution.
  • As a quadriplegic Sullivan recounts that he became depressed and suicidal.
  • He went into hypothermia and became quadriplegic as a result of the accident.
  • All true, but deporting a quadriplegic is not very good optics nor is it very sporting.
  • Up until this point, I had been a quadriplegic, meaning that all four limbs had been affected.
  • One of the voters, Ralph Vanzant, is described as a quadriplegic who must vote absentee every year.
  • She knew that I had been a quadriplegic for 30 years and had endured many other significant losses.
  • He is now handicapped, a quadriplegic, due to the surgery, she says, adding he has many health complications.
  • That may sound like an oxymoron, but once you've seen wheelchair rugby, you'll understand the word quadriplegic in a different way.
  • Billy Burke, Engine Co. 21, who perished in the North Tower after refusing to leave the side of Ed Beyea, a computer programmer and wheelchair-bound quadriplegic.
  • He also cites actor Christopher Reeve, who Denenberg says "transformed himself from a celebrity who played Superman into a real hero" following an equestrian accident that left him a quadriplegic until his death in 2004.

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