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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.
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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
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References in classic literature ?
In fact, he twice hypnotized the entire audience (reporters alone exempted), making all entertain the most extraordinary illusions.
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.
Honestly!' he shouted in the voice in which he hypnotized his customers and dealers.
Hypnotized by his own words, the young man stumbled along the board sidewalk saying more words.
Still she made no sign of alarm, standing as though hypnotized. Or could it have been as one who awaited a welcome visitor?
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.
"The shock of the whole thing might have hypnotized me into some such rash and foolish act.
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. They seemed to feel that I had been too liberal in my remarks toward the Southern whites, and that I had not spoken out strongly enough for what they termed the "rights" of my race.
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.
Since not everybody can be hypnotized (experts say only 70 percent can), not everyone who undergoes regression can see the past clearly.
Hebrew, as the literary critic Ruth Kartun-Blum once pointed out, is a language that often "seems to be hypnotized by its past." Nowhere is this hypnosis more evident than in Hebrew poetry, where biblical and Talmudic turns of phrase loom large, holding under their sway even the most involuntary, subconscious references.
Phoenix, AZ, February 05, 2018 --(PR.com)-- It seems that nearly everyone believes themselves to be un-hypnotizable but according to the latest research 90 percent or more of the population can in fact be hypnotized.