altered level of consciousness


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altered level of consciousness

Abbreviation: ALOC
A circumlocution for impaired consciousness (confusion, drowsiness, lethargy, stupor, or coma).
See also: consciousness
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Some New Agers abolish all thoughts and feelings by the use of mantras or yoga in order to reach an altered level of consciousness, to "discover" their True Self, and find wisdom and knowledge because they consider the True Self to be God.