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autohypnosis

au·to·hyp·no·sis

autohypnosis

 
pronunciation:
aw to hIp no sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of hypnotizing oneself.
definition 2: the hypnosis or hypnotic state that results.
derivations: autohypnotic (adj.), autohypnotically (adv.)
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The word autohypnosis contains the following parts:
-osis Greek noun-forming suffix that means condition (usually medical)
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The suffix -osis attaches to Greek roots. Many nouns ending in "-osis " have a corresponding adjective form ending in -otic (neurosis : neurotic).