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hyp·no·sis

 (hĭp-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. hyp·no·ses (-sēz)
1. An artificially induced altered state of consciousness, characterized by heightened suggestibility and receptivity to direction.
2. Hypnotism.
3. A sleeplike condition.

[New Latin hypnōsis, from Greek hupnoun, to put to sleep; see hypnotic.]

hypnosis

(hɪpˈnəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Psychology) an artificially induced state of relaxation and concentration in which deeper parts of the mind become more accessible: used clinically to reduce reaction to pain, to encourage free association, etc. See also autohypnosis

hyp•no•sis

(hɪpˈnoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. an artificially induced trance state resembling sleep, characterized by heightened susceptibility to suggestion.
[1875–80; hypn (otic) + -osis]

hyp·no·sis

(hĭp-nō′sĭs)
A trance-like state resembling sleep in which a person becomes very responsive to suggestions from another. Hypnosis is brought on by having one fix one's attention on a particular object, and it can be self-induced through concentration and relaxation.

Hypnosis

See also psychology.

1. the process of hypnotizing oneself.
2. the resulting state.
1. animal magnetism, or the power that enables some people to induce a hypnotic state in others.
2. physical attraction between members of opposite sexes. — biomagnetic, adj.
psychoanalysis of a patiënt while he is under hypnosis. — hypnoanalytic, hypnoanalytical, adj.
the process of inducing a state of hypnosis. — hypnogenetic, adj.
psychotherapy employing hypnosis. — hypnotherapeutic, adj.
the science that studies hypnosis and the process of inducing a hypnotic state. — hypnotist, n.
1. hypnosis as induced by Dr. F. A. Mesmer through “animal magnetism,” a 19th-century therapy.
2. hypnotism.
3. a compelling attraction; fascination. — mesmerization, n. — mesmerist, mesmerizer, n.
an obsession with hypnosis.
the focusing of the attention on a single thing, especially as a result of hypnosis.
hypnosis with the aid of drugs.
the theory of od, a hypothetical force formerly held to pervade all nature and to reveal itself in magnetism, mesmerism, chemical action, etc. — odylic, adj.
Rare. the state of being in a hypnotic trance.
a state of sleep induced by hypnosis or mesmerism. — somnipathist, n.

hypnosis

Commonly used in hypnotherapy, this is an altered state of consciousness that can be induced by the self or by another person and during which conscious control is relaxed, making the contents of the unconscious more accessible. Hypnosis is from the Greek word “hypnos,” meaning “sleep.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypnosis - a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestionhypnosis - a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
self-hypnosis - hypnosis induced by yourself
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
Translations
نَوْم مِغْناطيسي
hypnóza
hypnose
hipnózis
dáleiîsla
hipnotizavimashipnotizuotihipnotizuotojashipnozėhipnozės
hipnoze
hypnóza
hipnozyapay uyku

hypnosis

[hɪpˈnəʊsɪs] N (hypnoses (pl)) [hɪpˈnəʊsiːz]hipnosis f
she revealed under hypnosis thatbajo los efectos de la hipnosis reveló que ...

hypnosis

[hɪpˈnəʊsɪs] nhypnose f
under hypnosis → sous hypnose

hypnosis

nHypnose f; under hypnosisunter or in Hypnose, in hypnotisiertem Zustand

hypnosis

[hɪpˈnəʊsɪs] nipnosi f

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

hyp·no·sis

n. hipnosis, estado sugestivo durante el cual la persona sometida responde a mandatos siempre que estos no contradigan convicciones arraigadas.

hypnosis

n hipnosis f