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  • n  a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli

  • At eleven, her sister, Pauline, her second mother, entered the Carmelite order, A serious nervous breakdown resulted, with fits of catalepsy, hallucinations and delusions.
  • In Mexico City, a stupid policeman found Fidel Zamudio in the street, suffering from catalepsy.
  • Have we been lulled to a state of catalepsy by political pap, or have we been too lazy to assert and demand our sovereign rights? .

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