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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of inducing a sleep-like spell.

Usage examples (36)
  • The only thing hypnotism is good for is the funny.
  • "Do you remember how interested we used to be in hypnotism, David?"
  • The word hypnotism means sleep, and the definition of hypnotism implies artificially produced sleep.
  • Indeed he invented the name of hypnotism, formed from the Greek word meaning 'sleep', and designating for more
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