verb mes·mer·ize \-mə-ˌrīz\

: to hold the attention of (someone) entirely : to interest or amaze (someone) so much that nothing else is seen or noticed


Full Definition of MESMERIZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to mesmerism; also :  hypnotize
:  spellbind
mes·mer·iz·er noun

Examples of MESMERIZE

  1. <discovered that the children were mesmerized by a television show>

First Known Use of MESMERIZE


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MESMERIZER Defined for Kids


verb mes·mer·ize \ˈmez-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of MESMERIZE for Kids

:  to hold the complete attention of :  fascinate <The children were mesmerized by the fireworks.>
Medical Dictionary


transitive verb mes·mer·ize
mes·mer·ized or British mes·mer·isedmes·mer·iz·ing or British mes·mer·is·ing

Medical Definition of MESMERIZE

:  to subject to mesmerism; also :  hypnotize
mes·mer·iza·tion or British mes·mer·isa·tion \ˌmez-mə-ri-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of MESMERIZE

mes·mer·ize or British mes·mer·ise \-mə-ˌrīz\


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