Part of speech: noun

A state in which the soul seems to have passed out of the body; ecstasy; rapture.

Part of speech: noun

A state of insensibility; catalepsy.

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Usage examples "trance":

  1. The struggle with the wind, the roar of water in her ears, had produced in her a kind of trance- like state. - "The Case of Richard Meynell", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
  2. Indeed, they were often only introduced after the trance had begun. - "Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research", Michael Sage.
  3. She seems like one in a trance- looked at me and held out her hand. - "The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women", F. Hopkinson Smith.