Definition of Trancelike

1. Adjective. As if in a trance.

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Definition of Trancelike

1. Adjective. Having the characteristics of a trance. ¹

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Definition of Trancelike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trancelike

trampoosing
tramps
trampy
tramroad
tramroads
trams
tramstop
tramstops
tramway
tramways
tranation
trance
trance coma
trance music
tranced
trancelike (current term)
trances
trancester
trancesters
trancework
trancey
tranch
tranche
tranched
tranches
tranchet
tranchets
tranching
trancing
trancscendental

Literary usage of Trancelike

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1. A Commentary on Tennyson's In Memoriam by Andrew Cecil Bradley (1920)
"... And knows himself no vision to himself, Nor the high God a vision.1 And so, in In Memoriam, not only is this trancelike experience one in which the soul ..."

2. Primitive Traits in Religious Revivals: A Study in Mental and Social Evolution by Frederick Morgan Davenport (1905)
"... in terms of his imaginative, emotional personality, with its trancelike states and revelations, its hallucinations and belief in miraculous cures. ..."

3. American Poets and Their Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1916)
"... organ, violin, guitar, banjo, flute—almost by instinct, and was often so carried away by harmony as to be lifted into a trancelike rapture. ..."

4. The Christian Examiner (1830)
"... the impassioned and dreamy soliloquy that Orestes utters upon recovering from the trancelike state into which his maddening excitement had thrown him; ..."

5. A History of German Literature by Calvin Thomas (1909)
"This he does because he has learned that the prince did not really hear the order, having been at the critical moment lost in a trancelike dream of his ..."

6. Music (1901)
"31—a quaint and sombrely dignified number, which sends the shivers creeping, as though in a trancelike dream one saw the courtly, be- wigged and ..."

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