Tarantism in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Tarantism

a psychological illness that gives people an overwhelming impulse to dance, once believed to have been caused by the bite of a Tarantula

Examples of Tarantism in a sentence

Tarantism gave many people the hysterical urge to dance in 15th century Italy, something that confused those that were not afflicted by it. ðŸ”Š

Those afflicted with Tarantism feel the overwhelming desire to dance, so much that they cannot stop themselves from doing so. ðŸ”Š

If you want to dance for no logical reason you may have Tarantism, though it probably wasn’t caused by a Tarantula bite. ðŸ”Š

Tarantism is a hysterical affliction that makes people dance without a thought, but it was much more common hundreds of years ago than it is now. ðŸ”Š

The illness Tarantism is called as such because people believed it was caused by Tarantulas, though the hysterical urge to dance is not actually caused by that. ðŸ”Š

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