verb (used with object), tranced, tranc·ing.
Origin of trance1
Examples from the Web for trancelike
So have you reached that trancelike state with your new novel?
He looked up, and it appeared to Julie as though he were shaking off with difficulty some abnormal and trancelike state.Lady Rose's Daughter|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Bobby Ogden, waking suddenly from his trancelike condition, leaped to his feet and ran after him.Once to Every Man|Larry Evans
Twilight had not yielded to day when Odysseus awoke from his trancelike sleep, and gazed in bewilderment around him.Stories from the Odyssey|H. L. Havell
British Dictionary definitions for trancelike
Word Origin for trance
Word Origin and History for trancelike
late 14c., "state of extreme dread or suspense," also "a dazed, half-conscious or insensible condition," from Old French transe "fear of coming evil," originally "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.