Definition of post-hypnotic in English:

post-hypnotic

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Pronunciation: /ˌpəʊsthɪpˈnɒtɪk
 
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adjective

  • Relating to or denoting the giving of ideas or instructions to a subject under hypnosis that are intended to affect behaviour after the hypnotic trance ends: post-hypnotic suggestion
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    • For example, a hypnotized subject can be given post-hypnotic suggestion to forget the number seven.
    • Julia is bringing Daphne out of her trance with some post-hypnotic suggestion to resist Anderson's control over her.
    • The hypnotic approach to ending procrastination is similar to that for conquering Writer's Block: a combination of rooting out the cause and positive post-hypnotic suggestions.

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