induced trance


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in·duced trance

the artificially induced state of hypnosis or of somnambulistic trance.
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induced trance

A trance caused by some external event such as hypnosis.
See also: trance
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"Parables are not rules for living but stories that jolt us out of our culturally induced trance." For centuries, people have used parables as techniques for spiritual growth, suggestions for improving yourself or guides for moral decisions.
Concerns about such instances of remorseless dancing led to annual ceremonies in which people deliberately induced trances in order to beseech St Vitus for forgiveness.