catalepsy

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a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli

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Might the whole story of the cataleptic Russian and his son be a concoction of Dr.
Finally, becoming cataleptic, she has to be carried up the narrow staircase like a grand piano.
He thought her insensibility was caused by a sort of cataleptic seizure.
He thumps his chest in anger, and roars and quivers with cataleptic ferocity.
The waiter, after standing for some seconds rigid, like a cataleptic, turned round and ran madly out of the room.