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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person suffering from a condition characterized by lack of response to external stimuli and by muscular rigidity, so that the limbs remain in whatever position they are placed

Usage examples (37)
  • cataleptic persons
  • The next stage of hypnosis is known as the cataleptic state and is referred to as the "medium" state.
  • He seemed to be in a kind of cataleptic trance, so rigid his body, so unswerving his stare.
  • Half the crowd looked to be in a cataleptic trance. for more
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