Hypnotism

• (n.) A form of sleep or somnambulism brought on by artificial means, in which there is an unusual suspension of some powers, and an unusual activity of others. It is induced by an action upon the nerves, through the medium of the senses, as in persons of very feeble organization, by gazing steadly at a very bright object held before the eyes...
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hypnotism

(hip´no-tiz-әm) the study of or the method or practice of inducing hypnosis.
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hypnotism

mesmerism noun the act of inducing hypnosis
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Hypnotism

Hyp'no·tism noun [ Greek ... sleep: confer French hypnotisme .] A form of sleep or somnambulism brought on by artificial means, in which there is an unusual suspension of some powers, and an unusual activity of others. It is induced by an action upon the nerves, through the medium of the senses, as...
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hypnotism

A form of sleep or somnambulism brought on by artificial means, in which there is an unusual suspension of some powers, and an unusual activity of others. It is induced by an action upon the nerves, through the medium of the senses, as in persons of very feeble organization, by gazing steadly at a very bright object held before the eyes, or by pres...
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Hypnotism

A general term used to designate hypnotic phenomena including the techniques for inducing hypnosis (see Hypnosis), the therapeutic uses of hypnotic suggestion, etc -- L.W.
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hypnotism

hypnotism (hip'nutizum) [Gr.,=putting to sleep], to induce an altered state of consciousness characterized by deep relaxation and heightened suggestibility. The term was originally coined by James Braid in 1842 to describe a phenomenon previously known as animal magnetism or mesmerism (see Mesme...
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hypnotism

hypnotism The words hypnosis and hypnotism are derived from the Greek word hypnos, meaning sleep. Hypnotism is a means of bringing on an artificial state of sleep to the participant; more accurately described as a state of reduced consciousness while one is still a awake. Following the discrediment of Mesmer by the medical profession, few reputab...
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Hypnotism

See hypnosis.
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Hypnotism

See hypnosis.
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hypnotism

Type: Term Pronunciation: hip′nō-tizm Definitions: 1. The process or act of inducing hypnosis. 2. The practice or study of hypnosis. Synonyms: somnolism See: mesmerism
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hypnotism

[n] - the act of inducing hypnosis
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