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dreamy state

dreamy state in Medicine

dreamy state dream·y state (drē'mē)
n.
The semiconscious state associated with an epileptic attack.

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  • He relaxed, and, for a few moments, his faculties seemed to fall into a dreamy state.

    The Sun Of Quebec Joseph A. Altsheler
  • On the very morrow, however, Guillaume relapsed into a dreamy state.

  • Here occurred a singular exemplification of the dreamy state of a very old man's mind.

  • I had been in a dreamy state all day, and unable to think much.

    Dick Cheveley W. H. G. Kingston
  • The voice recalled the woman out of the dreamy state into which she had lapsed.

  • Part of each day she spent in a wild, dreamy state of imagination.

    Malaeska Ann S. Stephens
  • She awoke from her dreamy state with an astonishing quickness.

    The Golden Slipper Anna Katharine Green
  • That would not only be cruel to her, but it would wake you from the dreamy state.

  • The dreamy state grew, and presently he floated off again into a deep, restful slumber.

    The Riflemen of the Ohio Joseph A. Altsheler
  • She leaned back on the sofa, and sank into a sort of dreamy state.

    Helen Maria Edgeworth

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