Definitions

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  • adv. With, or as if with, catatonia; rigidly, mechanically

Etymologies

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catatonic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • Many myths and legends orbit Earth, an almost catatonically slow and heavy rock band from the Pacific Northwest.

    Four Strings and a Tune

  • Gemma Arterton plays Tamara, a posh girl from the catatonically sleepy village of Ewedown, whom locals remember as having a bit of a schnoz.

    Tamara Drewe

  • Almost catatonically I went through procedure after procedure to ensure the safety of my body, my life, and my future.

    Jacqueline Kravette: Eradication of Familial Cancer: The Wave of the Future?

  • Not since The Informers, based catatonically on the idiotic Bret Easton Ellis book, has the screen unleashed a Hollywood abortion as dismal and dead-on-arrival as Shrink.

    Psychobabble

  • From Larry King's nightly hour-long expert-testimony-filled JackoFests to Matt Lauer's morning Today Show tours through Neverland, I've become like a jammie-clad high school girl catatonically-captivated by The Hills.

    Andy Ostroy: "The Jacksons:" The Ultimate Reality Show

  • You watch him stroll catatonically down the corridor, insert his key in the door of the room.

    Vamoose, Jarmusch!

  • Even the most catatonically drunk individual wouldn't have "slept" through that.

    Culture of Abuse

  • But, we are Democrats, so let us continue until EVERY voter either is thoroughly bored, or catatonically angry.

    Mitch Ceasar: Anybody For Mud Wrestling?

  • Going back to my brothers and sisters at the slot machines in Vegas, pulling almost catatonically on the lever of the One Armed Bandit, for what?

    Imagine Peace

  • How often a particular spot can run over and over before listeners just can't stand it anymore is something else no one will talk about, but the evidence suggests that KFI sees its audience as either very patient and tolerant or almost catatonically inattentive.

    Host

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