\hˈɪpnətˌɪzəm], \hˈɪpnətˌɪzəm], \h_ˈɪ_p_n_ə_t_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
Definitions of HYPNOTISM
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
An abnormal state into which some persons may be thrown, either by a voluntary act of their own, such as gazing continuously and with fixed attention on some small bright object held close to the eyes, or by the exercise of another person's will; characterized by suspension of the will and consequent obedience to the promptings of "suggestions" from without. Perfect insensibility to pain may be induced by hypnotism, and it has been used as an anesthetic. [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe