One entry found for hypnosis
Main Entry: hypĚnoĚsis
Inflected Form(s): plural hypĚnoĚses
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