Associations to the word «Trance»


TRANCE, noun. A dazed or unconscious condition.
TRANCE, noun. (consciousness) A state of concentration, awareness and/or focus that filters information and experience; e.g. meditation, possession, etc.
TRANCE, noun. (psychology) A state of low response to stimulus and diminished, narrow attention.
TRANCE, noun. (psychology) The previous state induced by hypnosis.
TRANCE, noun. (uncountable) (music genre) Trance music, a genre of electronic dance music.
TRANCE, noun. (obsolete) A tedious journey.
TRANCE, verb. To entrance.
TRANCE, verb. (obsolete) To pass over or across; to traverse.
TRANCE, verb. (obsolete) To pass; to travel.
TRANCE MUSIC, noun. (music genre) A style of dance music with fast beats, short melodic synthesizer phrases, and a musical form that builds up and down throughout a track, often played in nightclubs.

Dictionary definition

TRANCE, noun. A psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation.
TRANCE, noun. A state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep.
TRANCE, verb. Attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle