One entry found for hypnosis.
Main Entry: hypĚnoĚsis
Pronunciation: hip-primarystressnomacr-sschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural hypĚnoĚses /-primarystressnomacr-secondarystresssemacronz/
Etymology: scientific Latin hypnosis "hypnosis," derived from Greek hypnos "sleep," from Hypnos "the Greek god of sleep"
: a trancelike state resembling sleep that is caused in a person by another whose suggestions are readily accepted and acted upon by the person in this state


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