somnambulic

somnambulic

(sɒmˈnæmbjʊlɪk)
adj
(Medicine) another word for somnambular
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In its stead, it leaves behind the footprints of somnambulic apocalypse.
The report of its proceedings is contained in an appendix to the Boston edition of Townshend's work; from which it appears that, one after another, the incredulity of its members as to the reality of the peculiar somnambulic condition caused by the Mesmeric process, yielded to the evidence which was brought before them; so that they finally adopted, with entire unanimity, a resolution, declaring, that while they refrain from expressing any decisive opinion as to "the science or principle of animal magnetism," they freely confess that, in the experiments of Dr.
not a function of those parts of the brain which serve as support to the conscious will, but of deeper-lying layers of the brain which either coincide with those supporting the somnambulic consciousness, or are more approximate to them than to the first.
23) The somnambulic state is often referred to as the hypnotic state: see Pick, Svengali's Web, p.
As abolitionists denounced the slaveholder's tyrannical power, another group of reformers denounced the mesmerist's magnetic control over his somnambulic subject as a type of psychological slavery.
Meanwhile I am somnambulic at least,--stirring in my sleep; indeed, quite awake.
I love better to go through the old orchards of ungrafted apple-trees, at whatever season of the year,--so irregularly planted: sometimes two trees standing close together; and the rows so devious that you would think that they not only had grown while the owner was sleeping, but had been set out by him in a somnambulic state.
According to Canavesio (1947b), states conducive to ESP ranged "from deep-sleep, normal of somnambulic, to an apparent wakefulness characterized by an expectant attention, concentration or isolation" [my translation] (p.