Definition of posthypnotic in English:


Syllabification: post·hyp·not·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌpōst-(h)ipˈnätik


  • Relating to or denoting the giving of ideas or instructions to a subject under hypnosis that are intended to affect behavior after the hypnotic trance ends: posthypnotic 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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