Definition of Catalepsies

1. Noun. (plural of catalepsy) ¹



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Definition of Catalepsies

1. catalepsy [n] - See also: catalepsy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catalepsies

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catafalques
catagelophobia
catagen
catagenesis
cataglottis
catagmatic
catalanoite
catalase
catalases
catalatic
catalatic reaction
catalectic
catalectics
catalepses
catalepsies (current term)
catalepsis
catalepsy
cataleptic
cataleptically
cataleptics
cataleptoid
catalexes
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catallactics
catalo
cataloes
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Literary usage of Catalepsies

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1. The Mental State of Hystericals: A Study of Mental Stigmata and Mental Accidents by Pierre Janet (1901)
"... and the phenomena of substitution, which succeed in re-establishing motion by giving it a particular aspect. § 3—PARTIAL catalepsies ..."

2. Medical diagnosis: With Special Reference to Practical Medicine. A Guide to by Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1895)
"catalepsies of particular groups of muscles, ... partial catalepsies, can also be artificially excited. In the rare condition known as trance, or lethargy, ..."

3. Medical diagnosis, with special reference to practical medicine by Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1884)
"Catalepsy may lie artificially induced, as we know from the interesting experiments on " hypnotism" which are now being made. catalepsies of particular ..."

4. A History of American Christianity by Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1897)
"... faintings, catalepsies, trances, were customary concomitants of the revival preaching. Multitudes fell prostrate on the ground, " spiritually slain," as ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1894)
"... catalepsies, contractures, ' in the domain of motility, and lastly, in intelligence, the amnesia;, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1883)
"All physicians, all psychologists of reputation, agree that besides sleeping and waking there are other conditions—trances, ecstasies, catalepsies, ..."

7. Primitive Traits in Religious Revivals: A Study in Mental and Social Evolution by Frederick Morgan Davenport (1905)
"This is the explanation of the catalepsies that befell many under John Wesley's sermons and that have been widely attributed even in our own day to "the ..."

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