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hypnotism

Syllabification: hyp·no·tism
Pronunciation: /ˈhipnəˌtizəm
 
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Definition of hypnotism in English:

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.

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