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catalepsy

See definition of catalepsy on Dictionary.com
  • as insleeping sickness
  • as intrance

synonyms for catalepsy

  • African sleeping sickness
  • encephalitis
  • encephalitis lethargica
  • narcolepsy
  • trypanosomiasis
  • coma
  • rapture
  • reverie
  • stupor
  • unconsciousness
  • abstraction
  • catatonia
  • daze
  • dream
  • ecstasy
  • glaze
  • insensibility
  • muse
  • petrifaction
  • spell
  • study
  • transfixion
  • transfixture
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How to use catalepsy in a sentence

Dr. Coleridge "considered it to be a contagious nervous disease, the acme or intensest form of which is catalepsy."
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
But even as he spoke he stiffened as a man suddenly struck with catalepsy.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
Other critics have tried to explain the Prophet's actions by some kind of a catalepsy, from which, they claim, he suffered.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Filled with a vague fear, he tried to waken his wife, but she was like one in a state of catalepsy.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
Undoubtedly it was a case of catalepsy, and Enistor felt curious to see the man who had been so nearly buried alive.
A SON OF PERDITIONFERGUS HUME
Most likely a state of catalepsy, but he was buried and none thought a second time about it.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
You may know all about catalepsy and hydrophobia, and nothing about itch or measles.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Catalepsy disappeared from Carson's face—it grew boyish, ardent, gay.
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
By some writers this has been supposed to be a form of catalepsy.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Catalepsy is produced by a sudden sharp noise, or by the sight of a brightly gleaming object.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 613, OCTOBER 1, 1887VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CATALEPSY

  • African sleeping sickness
  • catalepsy
  • encephalitis
  • encephalitis lethargica
  • narcolepsy
  • trypanosomiasis
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.