somnambulistic trance

som·nam·bu·lis·tic trance

a state of somnambulism, paralysis, anesthesia, or catalepsy induced by suggestion in major hypnosis.
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They should be reminded constantly of the fact that my strips and their lives are invented situations that can be edited or rewrittennot accepted as in a somnambulistic trance.
The sword-swallower recently learned how to put himself into a somnambulistic trance needed to help him swallow multiple swords in the Circus of Horrors, visiting the Empire next month.
The sword swallower and hypnotist, aka Helmut Kichmeier, had just learned the art of hypnotism to help put himself into somnambulistic trance and auto suggestion to allow him to swallow multiple swords in the infamous Circus Of Horrors.