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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj trancelike as if in a trance
    • ***


In literature:

His school-hours were passed in trancelike contemplation.
"Not Pretty, But Precious" by John Hay, et al.
He looked up, and it appeared to Julie as though he were shaking off with difficulty some abnormal and trancelike state.
"Lady Rose's Daughter" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
To Dan's eyes, there was something trancelike, a hint of paralysis and insensibility about her posture.
"The Voice of the Pack" by Edison Marshall
But he was roused from this dangerous trancelike state by a sudden roll of the tree.
"Samba" by Herbert Strang

In news:

Masek told me I've actually experienced hypnotic trancelike states many times already.
Whenever you feel "zoned out" daydreaming, or when you drive to work and realize you don't remember a thing about how you got there, the brain is strongly focused on something else with trancelike intensity, he explained.