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1. A hypnotic, cataleptic, or ecstatic state.
2. Detachment from one's physical surroundings, as in contemplation or daydreaming.
3. A semiconscious state, as between sleeping and waking; a daze.
4. A genre of electronic dance music with a fast tempo, repetitive phrasing, and often a hypnotic effect.
tr.v. tranced, tranc·ing, tranc·es
To put into a trance; entrance.

[Middle English traunce, from Old French transe, passage, fear, vision, from transir, to die, be numb with fear, from Latin trānsīre, to go over or across; see transient.]

trance′like′ adj.
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Adj.1.trancelike - as if in a trancetrancelike - as if in a trance      
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"