autohypnosis

noun
au·​to·​hyp·​no·​sis | \ ˌȯ-tō-hip-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce autohypnosis (audio) \

Definition of autohypnosis

: self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis : self-hypnosis

Other Words from autohypnosis

autohypnotic \ ˌȯ-​tō-​hip-​ˈnä-​tik How to pronounce autohypnotic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of autohypnosis

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autohypnosis

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The first known use of autohypnosis was in 1889

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“Autohypnosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autohypnosis. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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autohypnosis

noun
au·​to·​hyp·​no·​sis | \ ˌȯt-ō-hip-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce autohypnosis (audio) \
plural autohypnoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce autohypnoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of autohypnosis

: self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis

Other Words from autohypnosis

autohypnotic \ -​ˈnät-​ik How to pronounce autohypnotic (audio) \ adjective

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