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hyp·not·ic

 (hĭp-nŏt′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to hypnosis.
b. Of or relating to hypnotism.
2. Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific: read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice.
n.
1.
a. A person who is hypnotized.
b. A person who can be hypnotized.
2. An agent that causes sleep; a soporific.

[French hypnotique, from Late Latin hypnōticus, inducing sleep, from Greek hupnōtikos, from hupnoun, to put to sleep, from hupnos, sleep; see swep- in Indo-European roots.]

hyp·not′i·cal·ly adv.

hypnotic

(hɪpˈnɒtɪk)
adj
1. (Psychology) of, relating to, or producing hypnosis or sleep
2. (Psychology) (of a person) susceptible to hypnotism
n
3. (Pharmacology) a drug or agent that induces sleep
4. (Psychology) a person susceptible to hypnosis
[C17: from Late Latin hypnōticus, from Greek hupnōtikos, from hupnoun to put to sleep, from hupnos sleep]
hypˈnotically adv

hyp•not•ic

(hɪpˈnɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. of or resembling hypnosis or hypnotism.
2. inducing or like something that induces hypnosis.
3. susceptible to hypnotism.
4. inducing sleep.
n.
5. an agent or drug that induces sleep; sedative.
6. a person who is hypnotized or susceptible to hypnosis.
[1680–90; < Late Latin hypnōticus < Greek hypnōtikós sleep-inducing, narcotic =hypnō-, variant s. of hypnoûn to put to sleep, derivative of hýpnos sleep (see Hypnos) + -tikos -tic]
hyp•not′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypnotic - a drug that induces sleep
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
narcoleptic - a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep
sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet - a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
hypnagogue - an agent that induces drowsiness or sleep
Adj.1.hypnotic - of or relating to hypnosis
2.hypnotic - attracting and holding interest as if by a spellhypnotic - 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"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

hypnotic

adjective
1. mesmeric, soothing, narcotic, opiate, soporific, sleep-inducing, somniferous The hypnotic state lies between being awake and being asleep.
2. mesmerizing, spellbinding, mesmeric His songs are often both hypnotic and reassurringly pleasant.

hypnotic

adjectivenoun
Something that induces sleep or sedation:
Translations
hypnotický
hypnotisk
hypnoottinen
hipnotikus
dáleiîslu-
hypnotický
hipnotik

hypnotic

[hɪpˈnɒtɪk]
A. ADJ [state] → hipnótico; [eyes, rhythm, sound] → hipnótico, hipnotizador
B. Nhipnótico m

hypnotic

[hɪpˈnɒtɪk] adjhypnotique

hypnotic

adj
(= hypnotized) regression, trancehypnotisch; hypnotic stateHypnose f, → Hypnosezustand m
(= mesmerizing) effect, rhythm, music, power, voice, eyeshypnotisch, hypnotisierend
n
(= drug)Hypnotikum nt (spec), → Schlafmittel nt
(= person) (easily hypnotized) → leicht hypnotisierbarer Mensch; (under hypnosis) → Hypnotisierte(r) mf

hypnotic

[hɪpˈnɒtɪk] adjipnotico/a

hypnosis

(hipˈnəusis) noun
a sleep-like state caused by the action of another person who can then make the sleeper obey his commands.
hypˈnotic (-ˈno-) adjective
ˈhypnotize, ˈhypnotise verb
1. to put in a state of hypnosis. The hypnotist hypnotized three people from the audience.
2. to fascinate completely. Her beauty hypnotized him.
ˈhypnotism noun
the art of producing hypnosis.
ˈhypnotist noun

hypnotic

adj & n hipnótico
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