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Noun: fugue  fyoog
  1. A musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement
  2. Dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to create 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
    - psychogenic fugue
  3. A dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days

Derived forms: fugues

Type of: classical, classical music, dissociative disorder, mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state, serious music

Encyclopedia: Fugue