cataleptic :

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  • n  a person suffering from catalepsy
  • a  of or having characteristics of or affected with catalepsy
    cataleptic persons
    cataleptic state

  • Rahman Bey, fakir, recently submerged himself for an hour, asserted that he owed his life to his ability to fall into a cataleptic trance.
  • Playwright Roffey may not know much about thrillers, but he certainly can throw a cataleptic trance.
  • Whether or not Yogis can "induce cataleptic rigidity in a limb or in the whole body" is irrelevant here: it would require not even an "unbelievably strong" man to stiffen .

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