\sˈa͡ɪkə͡ʊθˌɛɹəpi], \sˈaɪkəʊθˌɛɹəpi], \s_ˈaɪ_k_əʊ_θ_ˌɛ_ɹ_ə_p_i]\
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By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
A method or system of alleviating or curing certain forms of disease, particularly diseases of the nervous system or such as are traceable to nervous disorders, by suggestion, persuasion, encouragement, the inspiration of hope or confi- dence, the discouragement of morbid memories, associations, or beliefs, and other sim- ilar means addressed to the mental state of the patient, without (or sometimes in con- junction with) tbe administration of drugs or other physical remedies.
By Henry Campbell Black
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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- blash, n. watery stuff.--adj. BLASH'Y. [Scot.]