Crossword clues for trance
- A state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing
- A state resembling deep sleep
- Foggy state
- Dazed condition
- Medium's state
- Stupefied state
- Hypnotic spell
- Séance occurrence
- Zombielike state of mind
- Daze; stupor
- Medium's somnolent state
- Hypnotist's "creation"
- Medium's condition
- Spiritualist's device
- Somnolent state
- SГ©ance phenomenon
- Medium condition?
- Channeler's state
- Deep thought
- Hypnotic state
- Medium condition
- Under state?
- A dangerous thing to fall into
- Hypnotized state
- Cataleptic state
- A psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Trance \Trance\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tranced; p. pr. & vb. n. Trancing.]
And three I left him tranced.
To pass over or across; to traverse. [Poetic]
Trance the world over.
--Beau. & Fl.
When thickest dark did trance the sky.
Trance \Trance\, n. [F. transe fright, in OF. also, trance or swoon, fr. transir to chill, benumb, to be chilled, to shiver, OF. also, to die, L. transire to pass over, go over, pass away, cease; trans across, over + ire to go; cf. L. transitus a passing over. See Issue, and cf. Transit.]
A tedious journey. [Prov. Eng.]
A state in which the soul seems to have passed out of the body into another state of being, or to be rapt into visions; an ecstasy.
And he became very hungry, and would have eaten; but while they made ready, he fell into a trance.
--Acts. x. 10.
My soul was ravished quite as in a trance.
(Med.) A condition, often simulating death, in which there is a total suspension of the power of voluntary movement, with abolition of all evidences of mental activity and the reduction to a minimum of all the vital functions so that the patient lies still and apparently unconscious of surrounding objects, while the pulsation of the heart and the breathing, although still present, are almost or altogether imperceptible.
He fell down in a trance.
Trance \Trance\, v. i. To pass; to travel. [Obs.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "state of extreme dread or suspense," also "a half-conscious or insensible condition, state of insensibility to mundane things," from Old French transe "fear of coming evil," originally "coma, passage from life to death" (12c.), from transir "be numb with fear," originally "die, pass on," from Latin transire "cross over" (see transient). French trance in its modern sense has been reborrowed from English. As a music genre, from c.1993.
Etymology 1 alt. 1 A dazed or unconscious condition. 2 (context consciousness English) A state of concentration, awareness and/or focus that filters information and experience; e.g. meditation, possession, etc. 3 (context psychology English) A state of low response to stimulus and diminished, narrow attention. 4 (context psychology English) The previous state induced by hypnosis. 5 (context uncountable English) trance music, a genre of electronic dance music. 6 (context obsolete English) A tedious journey. n. 1 A dazed or unconscious condition. 2 (context consciousness English) A state of concentration, awareness and/or focus that filters information and experience; e.g. meditation, possession, etc. 3 (context psychology English) A state of low response to stimulus and diminished, narrow attention. 4 (context psychology English) The previous state induced by hypnosis. 5 (context uncountable English) trance music, a genre of electronic dance music. 6 (context obsolete English) A tedious journey. Etymology 2
vb. 1 To entrance. 2 (context obsolete English) To pass over or across; to traverse. 3 (context obsolete English) To pass; to travel.
a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep
Trance (Hope Abbott) is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by the Marvel Comics. A mutant, Hope attended the Xavier Institute before its closing. She retained her powers after M-Day and is a member of the X-Men's training squad.
Trance is the debut EP by Australian band, Virgin Black. It was an independently funded and released three track EP. It was later re-released as a bonus disk on a 2002 re-pressing of Sombre Romantic.
Trance denotes any state of awareness or consciousness other than normal waking consciousness. Trance states may occur involuntarily and unbidden.
The term trance may be associated with hypnosis, meditation, magic, flow, and prayer. It may also be related to the earlier generic term, altered states of consciousness, which is no longer used in " consciousness studies" discourse.
A trance is an altered state of consciousness.
Trance may also refer to:
Trance is an album by American jazz pianist and composer Steve Kuhn recorded in 1974 and released on the ECM label.
Trance is a 2013 British psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge from a story by Ahearne. The film stars James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, and Rosario Dawson. The world premiere of the film was held in London on 19 March 2013.
Usage examples of "trance".
At that time, if one does not continue striving to enhance the power of attentional vividness, one may fall into a complacent, pseudo-meditative trance, which may result in dementia.
He returned again to his chair and, sitting, passed into a star-eyed trance and bespoke his single remaining acolyte at Ruwenda Citadel.
O Suns, O Rains, O Day and Night, O Chance, O Time besprent with seven-hued circumstance, I float above ye all into the trance That draws me nigh Nirvana.
If it be that she can, by our hypnotic trance, tell what the Count see and hear, is it not more true that he who have hypnotize her first, and who have drink of her very blood and make her drink of his, should if he will, compel her mind to disclose to him that which she know?
Kiutl trances and a careful monitoring of Data-Sync reports had revealed to him who this grin was: a mantic project.
Deep mediumistic trance can occasionally produce convulsions as violent as those of electroshock, especially when a ghost is cut.
Wise Owl told him that he and several other guides were waiting to work with him, and his mediumship was going to be of a very high standard, particularly the trance addresses which they would be able to give him, along with inspiration, and, in fact, all other forms of mediumship, not forgetting spirit healing.
All they really had to do was nothing, which they agreed to do without speaking, to sit suspended in guilty trance between the obvious need to tell adults and the impossibility of telling, until at length Mousie opened the door.
With a patience no world-born man could fathom, he slowly lured her into the trance the Dunyain called the Whelming, to the place where voice could overwrite voice.
That ne man shoulde see his privity And as he lay a-dying in a trance, And wiste verily that dead was he, Of honesty yet had he remembrance.
Seized in ecstatic trance, he wet his fingers with a freshened mix of blood and saliva, then reanointed the copper weight.
With a quavering sigh, the girl reclosed her eyes and instantly relapsed into the sleep of trance which was insensibly in the course of the night to merge into natural slumber.
Strange that in my remoteness I seemed to feel, as never before, the vital presence of Earth as of a creature alive but tranced and obscurely yearning to wake.
Alleyn went to tell Hilary of the latest development, he and Fox visited Nigel in the servery, where they found him sitting in an apparent trance with an assembly of early morning tea trays as his background.
The doomed in his drifting shallop, Is tranced with the sad sweet tone, He sees not the yawning breakers, He sees but the maid alone: The pitiless billows engulf him!