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a condition of suspended animation, marked by unconsciousness and barely perceptible respiration and heart action.
a state in which a person appears to be dead.
trance(trăns) [L. transitus, a passing over]
A sleeplike state, as in deep hypnosis, in which a person has limited awareness of his surroundings.
A trance simulating death.
A trance caused by some external event such as hypnosis.