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Synonyms for trance

Synonyms for trance

the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

Synonyms for trance

a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing

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But after a few "no peeking" and "please follow the rules" reminders, the surreal trance-like mood did apparently come about.
A FATHER-OF-TWO who suffered from epilepsy could have slipped into a trance-like state moments before he was hit by a train, an inquest heard yesterday.
He said he was almost in a trance-like state and woke up, realised what he had done and mumbled an apology.
With the low-end geared up to whip heads into a trance-like nodding motion, Patterson's guitar playing flavors the songs with equal amounts buzzsaw-style cacophony and melodic resonance, while his yelled vocals act akin to a fourth instrument, forging their own prodding, pleading route amidst the offbeat structure.
Clay and his companions, along with others they meet, experience heartbreak and triumph, and even hoped-for salvation, in the final tantalizing scene, with Clay making one final desperate attempt to bring his beloved phone-crazed son out of his trance-like state.
The 32-year-old star agreed to let magician Derren Brown skewer his arms with huge needles after being put into a trance-like state so his brain would block out pain.
Just don't do the no-blink trance-like scare stare.