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From Biology-Online Dictionary
1. To affect or strike with paralysis or palsy.
2. To unnerve; to destroy or impair the energy of; to render ineffective; as, the occurrence paralysed the community; despondency paralysed his efforts.
Origin: F. Paralyser. See Paralysis.