Definition of Cataleptic

1. Noun. A person suffering from catalepsy.

Generic synonyms: Psycho, Psychotic, Psychotic Person



2. Adjective. Of or having characteristics of or affected with catalepsy. "Cataleptic state"
Partainyms: Catalepsy
Derivative terms: Catalepsy

Definition of Cataleptic

1. a. Pertaining to, or resembling, catalepsy; affected with catalepsy; as, a cataleptic fit.

Definition of Cataleptic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, or affected by, catalepsy. ¹

2. Noun. A person experiencing catalepsy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cataleptic

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cataleptic

1. Relating to, or suffering from, catalepsy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cataleptic

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catalectic
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catalepses
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catalepsis
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cataleptic (current term)
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Literary usage of Cataleptic

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1. Psychology; Or, The Science of Mind by Oliver S. Munsell (1880)
"f I. Illustrations of cataleptic Sleep.—The term cataleptic sleep is here used to ... cataleptic sleep involves in all its forms certain peculiar physical ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1856)
"cataleptic Hysteria.—DR. RINGLAND communicated to the College of Physicians, in Ireland, April 4th, 1855, the following very curious case of cataleptic ..."

3. The Library Magazine (1887)
"It is often possible to distinguish between a somnambulistic, a lethargic, and a cataleptic condition of the hypnotized hysterical subject ; and by ..."

4. A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind by James Cowles Prichard (1835)
"cataleptic somnambulism. A morbid affection analogous in many of its phenomena to ... Sauvages gave it the designation of cataleptic somnambulism. ..."

5. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1883)
"cataleptic CONDITION OF MUSCLES.— Brown Sequard says something similar to ... This cataleptic s ate is so clearly manifest, that there can be no doubt about ..."

6. What to observe at the bed-side and after death in medical cases by London Medical Society of Observation (1859)
"cataleptic immobility:—parts affected; its degree; frequency and duration of ... cataleptic immobility. Paralysis—. limbs. thorax and abdomen. face. ..."

7. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"... and were found to correspond precisely — the description given by the cataleptic being perfectly accurate. ..."

8. Your Psychic Powers and how to Develop Them by Hereward Carrington (1920)
"cataleptic CLAIRVOYANCE 4. cataleptic Clairvoyance occurs when the body is in a trance state, resembling sleep, induced by hypnotic power, exercised by an ..."

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