Definition of Cataleptics

1. Noun. (plural of cataleptic) ¹



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Definition of Cataleptics

1. cataleptic [n] - See also: cataleptic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cataleptics

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catagmatic
catalanoite
catalase
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catalatic
catalatic reaction
catalectic
catalectics
catalepses
catalepsies
catalepsis
catalepsy
cataleptic
cataleptically
cataleptics (current term)
cataleptoid
catalexes
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catallactics
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cataloes
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catalogable
cataloged
cataloged procedure
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Literary usage of Cataleptics

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1. An Essay on the Human Soul by Jean Paul Marat (1772)
"... who walk in their deep and cataleptics. Hence if our thoughts be not perfectly free but when len/ibility is not divided between ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"Unconscious imitations of movement by cataleptics and hysterical patients with anaesthesia are due to the isolated activity of the sub-cortical visual ..."

3. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1908)
"We may call this circle from the muscle to K, from K to M, and from M to the muscle again, the ' motor circle.' We should ail be cataleptics and never stop ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"There is evidence that many religious fanatics were epileptics or cataleptics. Hecker, describing the dancing mania of the fourteenth century, ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1847)
"That this force exercises a mechanical attraction on the hands of cataleptics, as does the force of crystals. 3. That this force is polarized in the human ..."

6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"As James says, ' we should all be cataleptics and never stop a muscular contraction once begun, were it not that other processes simultaneously going on ..."

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