dreamy state

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dream·y state

the semiconscious state associated with an epileptic attack.
Synonym(s): absent state

dream·y state

(drē'mē stāt)
The semiconscious state associated with an epileptic attack.
References in classic literature ?
She then smiled upon me in an absent state of mind, and asked me if I liked the taste of orange-flower water?
The enormous knees of the physician struck each other with a noise that was audible; for, in the absent state of his mind, he mistook her for a general officer, perforated with bullets, hastening from the field of battle to implore assistance.
Egypt has launched an initiative in 2017 to unify the warring factions of the Libyan Army in order to restore the absent State.
His criminal enterprises are detailed in a terse, matter-of-fact style, revealing an inner-city economy in which drug dealers do more to reinvest in the community than the government does, taking over the municipal functions of an absent state.
But as municipal police and guards step in for an absent state, many have voiced alarm at the disregard for the civil rights of citizens and noncitizens alike.
Rybczynski's core argument is that the United States does indeed have a worthy planning tradition that often is ignored or denied by those who promote an image of a country shaped by individualist capitalists who function absent state control.
Absent state aid or the capacity to offer bonds, the turnpike will turn to the place it has turned for the last half-century - the pockets of east-west drivers.
Your employer is obliged to have your SSN to make the appropriate reports to the IRS; and, in general, absent state laws to the contrary, an employer may also use an employee's SSN as a general employee identification number.
In a similar vein, absent state intervention, regional and local interests almost certainly would have blocked the construction of nation-spanning communications networks.
Appended in the main report are: Explaining the Results--A Primer; Methodology for Creating Income Gains by Levels of Education; and Adjusting for the Benefits Available Absent State and Local Government Support.
Absent state accommodation in this regard, a federal statute creating appropriate models may be required.
Hjab and Jakhlab take advantage of a largely absent state, but say the rooms they lease could be worse.