1. [ noun ] (psychology,psychiatry) a dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days
Related terms: psychological_state
2. [ noun ] (psychiatry) dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to creates a new life; during the fugue there is no memory of the former life; after recovering there is no memory for events during the dissociative state
Synonyms: psychogenic_fugue
Related terms: dissociative_disorder
3. [ noun ] (music,fine art) a musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement
Related terms: classical_music
Similar spelling:   fugu