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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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My sister and I both saw her in the trance, little more than a month since," Mrs.
Yes, I see pockets," the man in the trance was saying.
He had a ball of string, and an instrument for making a hole in the wooden floor--I made a little play with that hole in the floor in my trance, by the way; with the lights left on below, it shone like a new shilling.
He observed that, to him, this trance looked more like a visitation of Satan than a proof of divine favour, and exhorted his friend to see that he hid no accursed thing within his soul.
I hope someday the reasons for such trances and idiopathic reactions to subtle energy will be shown to me, for nothing happens without a cause.
Usually I collapse in a trance or an altered state of consciousness.
De manera diferente que con otros trances, en este pude
advirtio que no se debia forzar la entrada al estado de trance, que cada
A woman who trances "becomes an object to herself, an actor in a script.
Traveling Spirit Masters: Moroccan Gnawa Trance Music in the Global Marketplace.
Heavy percussion, often with no other musical accompaniment, is used worldwide, among cultures that have no contact with one another, to induce trances and states of euphoria and even possession.
Fits, Trances, & Visions: Experiencing Religion and Explaining Experience from Wesley to James.
The eight remaining chapters detail the types of visions, trances, and miracles, a sociological perspective of the region, and the ways in which the seers and clergy connected.
In preparation for their otherworldly commutes, shamans typically take steps to induce trances.