Share this entry

Share this page

hypnotic

Pronunciation: /hɪpˈnɑːtɪk; hɪpˈnɒtɪk/

Translation of hypnotic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [suggestion/state] hipnótico; [voice/eyes/rhythm] hipnotizador, hipnotizante
    Example sentences
    • She maintains that hypnotic subjects are asked basically to take on ‘what really amounts to a parody of epileptic symptoms.’
    • The importance of using both high and low hypnotizable subjects in hypnotic pain research is emphasized.
    • That means that the eye roll accounts for very little of the subject's hypnotic behavior.
    Example sentences
    • His voice may not be as pure as it once was, nor soar quite so magnificently, but it is still wonderfully hypnotic.
    • ‘Remember Me’ contains one of the greatest guitar riffs of all time and ‘Fear Of Drowning’ is wonderfully hypnotic.
    • This celebration conveys its own hypnotic delight, inviting us to suspend unanswerable questions about its ultimate purpose.

noun/nombre

c and u

Definition of hypnotic in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tecito
m
tea …
Cultural fact of the day

The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.