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the state or act of hypnotizing oneself
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(ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnoʊ sɪs)

self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.
au`to•hyp•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.self-hypnosis - hypnosis induced by yourself
hypnosis - a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
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