Definitions

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  • adj. In a state partially resembling catatonia.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ catatonic

Examples

  • The President's announcement had come out of left field, leaving her suspended in a semicatatonic haze.

    Deception Point

  • If the others see him in this semicatatonic state someone might just remember how he was in the science lab during the storm and start asking questions.

    Old Magic

  • Brenda Strait's frantic entrance had deteriorated into a semicatatonic hand-wringing that was as full of pathos as anything I had recently observed.

    Critical Conditions

  • At first he thought she might have lapsed into another semicatatonic state, but he understood her speechless dismay when he glanced down at her outstretched hand.

    Fat Tuesday

  • "I also take it from your semicatatonic state that it was grisly."

    War for the Oaks

  • She had that semicatatonic look on her face that people can get when they are the center of attention: it’s like a trance that they go into.

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

  • The President’s announcement had come out of left field, leaving her suspended in a semicatatonic haze.

    Deception Point

  • Brenda Strait’s frantic entrance had deteriorated into a semicatatonic hand-wringing that was as full of pathos as anything I had recently observed.

    Critical Conditions

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