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Line breaks: hypno|tism
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪpnətɪz(ə)m

Definition of hypnotism in English:


[mass noun]
The study or practice of hypnosis.
Example sentences
  • Another psychologist, E.M. Thornton, extends the analogy between hypnotism, mesmerism, and exorcism.
  • He was so impressed that he went on to study psychology, neuro-linguistic programming and hypnotism.
  • I find mentalism, hypnotism and the study of body language very intriguing.



Example sentences
  • Although Hunter was no hypnotist, I had taken a hypnosis course and had been practicing on volunteers for a semester.
  • He was the pre-eminent neuroscientist in Russia, an expert clinician and skilled hypnotist.
  • The only explanation I can think of is that the lead singer is actually a hypnotist who mesmerizes the vulnerable into buying their albums.

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