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hIp na tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to hypnotism or hypnosis.
Hypnotic studies formed part of her education as a psychiatrist.
definition 2: capable of inducing hypnosis.
The doctor was interested in improving his hypnotic techniques.
definition 3: under the influence of hypnosis.
The woman appeared to be in a hypnotic trance.
definition 4: having the effect of inducing sleep; soporific; sedative.
The sound of the lecturer's voice droning on monotonously was hypnotic to many of the students.
similar words:
drowsy, opiate
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is under the influence of hypnosis.
definition 2: one who is susceptible to being hypnotized.
definition 3: something producing sleepiness; soporific; sedative.
similar words:
narcotic, opiate
derivation: hypnotically (adv.)
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