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hyp·no·tism

 (hĭp′nə-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The theory or practice of inducing hypnosis.
2. The act of inducing hypnosis.

hyp′no·tist n.

hypnotism

(ˈhɪpnəˌtɪzəm)
n
1. (Psychology) the scientific study and practice of hypnosis
2. (Psychology) the process of inducing hypnosis

hyp•no•tism

(ˈhɪp nəˌtɪz əm)

n.
1. the study or practice of inducing hypnosis.
2. the act of hypnotizing.
[shortening of neuro-hypnotism, term introduced by British surgeon James Braid (1795–1860) in 1842; see hypnotic, -ism]
hyp′no•tist, n.

hypnotism

1. the science dealing with the induction of hypnosis, especially for therapeutic purposes.
2. the act of inducing hypnosis; hypnotizing.
3. hypnosis. — hypnotist, n.hypnotistic, adj.
See also: Psychology
the science that studies hypnosis and the process of inducing a hypnotic state. — hypnotist, n.
See also: Hypnosis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypnotism - the act of inducing hypnosishypnotism - the act of inducing hypnosis  
influence - causing something without any direct or apparent effort
Translations
تَنْويم مِغْناطيسي
hypnotismus
hypnose
hipnotizmus
dáleiîsla
hipnotizmas
hypnotizmus
hipnotizma

hypnotism

[ˈhɪpnətɪzəm] Nhipnotismo m

hypnotism

[ˈhɪpnətɪzəm] nhypnotisme m

hypnotism

nHypnotismus m; (= act)Hypnotisierung f

hypnotism

[ˈhɪpnətɪzm] nipnotismo

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·tism

n. hipnotismo, práctica de la hipnosis.

hypnotism

n hipnotismo
References in classic literature ?
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Presented by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) (www.
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He is vice president of the state chapter of the National Guild of Hypnotists
With 60 of his own shows, Peter is one of the most successful and unique hypnotists in the world.
It was in this period that he discovered how to handle the hypnotic coma ("Esdaile State"), which was terrifying most stage hypnotists because they did not understand how to emerge someone from this state.
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The boundaries are clearly defined, and as a member of the Federation of Ethical Stage Hypnotists, he prides himself on his safety measures.
THE chance to give up smoking or lose weight is being offered by a pair of hypnotists who are giving a seminar in the borough.
You'd probably also he surprised to learn that Indiana is the only state that regulates and certifies hypnotists.
Stuart, of Whitley Bay, said: "A lot of hypnotists rely on the awe and the mystery of mesmerising the audience.