death trance

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death trance

a condition of suspended animation, marked by unconsciousness and barely perceptible respiration and heart action.
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(trăns) [L. transitus, a passing over]
A sleeplike state, as in deep hypnosis, in which a person has limited awareness of his surroundings.

death trance

A trance simulating death.

induced trance

A trance caused by some external event such as hypnosis.
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