hypnotic

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hypnotic \Hyp*not"ic\, adjective [Gr. ? inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, fr. ? to lull to sleep, fr. ? sleep; akin to L. somnus, and E. somnolent: cf. F. hypnotique.]

1. Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific.

2. Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism; liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hypnotic \Hyp*not"ic\, noun

1. Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a narcotic.

2. A person who exhibits the phenomena of, or is subject to, hypnotism.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hypnotic

adjective

1: of or relating to hypnosis

2: attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome" [syn: {hypnotic}, {mesmeric}, {mesmerizing}, {spellbinding}]

noun

1: a drug that induces sleep [syn: {soporific}, {hypnotic}]

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