Examples of hypnotic in a Sentence
The psychologist put her into a hypnotic state.
Riding in a car often has a hypnotic effect on babies.
the steady, hypnotic rhythm of the train
Origin and Etymology of hypnotic
French or Late Latin; French hypnotique, from Late Latin hypnoticus, from Greek hypnōtikos, from hypnoun to put to sleep, from hypnos
First Known Use: 1625See Words from the same year
First Known Use of hypnotic
HYPNOTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hypnotic for English Language Learners
medical : a drug that causes sleep
HYPNOTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of hypnotic for Students
1 : of or relating to hypnosis a hypnotic state
2 : having an effect like that of hypnosis a hypnotic rhythm
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