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Meaning of HYPNOSIS

Pronunciation:  hip'nowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
 

HYPNOSIS is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: autosuggestion, mental state, psychological state, self-hypnosis, self-suggestion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Hyp*no"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? sleep.] (Med.)
    Supervention of sleep.
    
    
  2. \Hyp*no"sis\, n.
    The condition of being hypnotized.
    
    
 
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