autohypnosis


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au·to·hyp·no·sis

 (ô′tō-hĭp-nō′sĭs)
n.
1. The act or process of hypnotizing oneself.
2. A self-induced hypnotic state.

au′to·hyp·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

autohypnosis

(ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Psychology) psychol the process or result of self-induced hypnosis
autohypnotic adj
ˌautohypˈnotically adv

au•to•hyp•no•sis

(ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.
[1900–05]
au`to•hyp•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.

autohypnotism, autohypnosis

1. the process of hypnotizing oneself.
2. the resulting state.
See also: Hypnosis, Sleep
Translations

autohypnosis

[ˈɔːtəʊhɪpˈnəʊsɪs] Nautohipnosis f inv

au·to·hyp·no·sis

n. autohipnosis, hipnotismo propio, de sí mismo.
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