Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
mesmerism

mes·mer·ism

mesmerism

 
pronunciation:
mez m rih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: the theories and practices of Franz Mesmer, esp. those involving hypnotism and magnetic attraction of living beings.
derivations: mesmeric (adj.), mesmerist (n.)