twilight state

twilight state
noun
: a dreamy state lacking touch with present reality, occurring in epilepsy, hysteria, and schizophrenia, and sometimes induced with narcotics

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  • psychogenic twilight state —    see twilight state and hallucinations …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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