hypnotic

induces sleep

Hypnotic

Hypnotic (from Greek Hypnos, sleep) or soporific drugs are a class of psychoactive drugs whose primary function is to induce sleep and to be used in the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness), or surgical anesthesia. This group is related to a very similar group of drugs called sedatives. Whereas the term sedative describes drugs that serve to calm...
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Hypnotic

• (a.) Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific. • (a.) Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism; liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition. • (n.) Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a narcotic. • (n.) A person who exhibits the phenomen...
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hypnotic

<pharmacology> A drug that acts to induce sleep, drowsiness or to reduce psychological excitement or anxiety. ... Origin: Gr. Hypnotikos ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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hypnotic

(Gr. hypnotikos) a drug that acts to induce sleep.
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hypnotic

(hip-not´ik) causing sleep; called also somniferous. an agent that causes sleep; called also somnifacient. pertaining to or of the nature of hypnosis or hypnotism.
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hypnotic

mesmeric adjective attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; `read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice`; `she had a warm mesmeric charm`; `the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing`; `a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome`
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Hypnotic

Hyp·not'ic adjective [ Greek ... inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, from ... to lull to sleep, from ... sleep; akin to Latin somnus , and English somnolent : confer French hypnotique .] 1. Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific. 2....
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Hypnotic

Hyp·not'ic noun 1. Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a narcotic. 2. A person who exhibits the phenomena of, or is subject to, hypnotism.
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hypnotic

Any substance (such as barbiturate, benzodiazepine, alcohol) that depresses brain function, inducing sleep. Prolonged use may lead to physical or psychological addiction
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hypnotic

hipnotizante, hipnotizador
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hypnotic

hypnotic 1. Pertaining to sleep or hypnosis. 2. An agent that causes an insensitivity to pain by inhibiting certain impulses or by inhibiting the reception of sensory impressions in the cortical centers of the brain, thus causing partial or complete unconsciousness. 3. Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a ...
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Hypnotic

Hypnotic herbs will help induce sleep (not a hypnotic trance). Hops, Passion Flower, Skullcap, Valerian.
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Hypnotic

Induces sleep.
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hypnotic

Type: Term Pronunciation: hip-not′ik Definitions: 1. Causing sleep. 2. An agent that promotes sleep. 3. Relating to hypnotism. Synonyms: soporific2
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hypnotic

[adj] - attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
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