hypnotized


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hyp·no·tize

 (hĭp′nə-tīz′)
tr.v. hyp·no·tized, hyp·no·tiz·ing, hyp·no·tiz·es
1. To put into a state of hypnosis.
2. To fascinate by or as if by hypnosis.

hyp′no·tiz′a·bil′i·ty n.
hyp′no·tiz′a·ble adj.
hyp′no·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
hyp′no·tiz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hypnotized - having your attention fixated as though by a spellhypnotized - having your attention fixated as though by a spell
enchanted - influenced as by charms or incantations
References in classic literature ?
Kneaded to irresponsible pulp, half hypnotized by the perpetual flick and readjustment of the uneasy chudders that veiled their eyes, Kim slid ten thousand miles into slumber - thirty-six hours of it - sleep that soaked like rain after drought.
But after the first burst of enthusiasm began to die away, and the coloured people began reading the speech in cold type, some of them seemed to feel that they had been hypnotized.
Hilbery remembered something further about the villainies of picture-framers or the delights of poetry, and at one time it seemed to the young man that he would be hypnotized into doing what she pretended to want him to do, for he could not suppose that she attached any value whatever to his presence.
Still she made no sign of alarm, standing as though hypnotized.
But there was a moment when he so outshone and overtopped all other divinities in my worship that I was effectively his alone, as I have been the helpless and, as it were, hypnotized devotee of three or four others of the very great.
he shouted in the voice in which he hypnotized his customers and dealers.
In his despondency, he concluded that he had no judgment whatever, that he was hypnotized by what he wrote, and that he was a self- deluded pretender.
In fact, he twice hypnotized the entire audience (reporters alone exempted), making all entertain the most extraordinary illusions.
The shock of the whole thing might have hypnotized me into some such rash and foolish act.
I will give you universal happiness, you silly, hypnotized ghoul, you
It was, we could say, hypnotized by the military and economic power of its cultural context, its own apparent success in embodying gospel ideas in Western culture and its hope to be an influential player in the spread of Western culture.
He hypnotized Barry into thinking he was a chicken but only thing is the hypnotist had a heart attack half way through the act, they had to take him to the hozzie.