- n. 恍惚；出神；着迷，入迷
- vt. 使恍惚；使发呆
1. trans- => transient / transit => trance.
2. originally "passage or crossing over from life to death".
来自古法语 transe,昏迷，来自拉丁语 transire,昏迷，来自 trans-,跨越，转移，ire,走，词源同 exit,transit.拼写受后缀-ance 影响俗化。其原义为进入死亡状态，引申词义昏迷，恍惚等。
- trance: see transient
- trance (n.)
- late 14c., "state of extreme dread or suspense," also "a half-conscious or insensible condition, state of insensibility to mundane things," from Old French transe "fear of coming evil," originally "coma, passage from life to death" (12c.), from transir "be numb with fear," originally "die, pass on," from Latin transire "cross over" (see transient). French trance in its modern sense has been reborrowed from English. As a music genre, from c. 1993.
- 1. He was put into a trance by a police hypnotist.
- 2. They went into a trance to communicate with the spirit world.
- 3. Her mother's voice in the corridor roused her from an angry trance.
- 4. He didn't answer when I spoke — he seemed to be in a trance.
- 5. She said nothing but sat there as if in a trance.
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