Examples of hypnotism in a Sentence
a psychologist who employs hypnotism to treat his patients
some people have undergone hypnotism in order to induce them to give up their smoking habit
Recent Examples of hypnotism from the Web
The files revealed the experiments tested drugs (like LSD), sensory deprivation, hypnotism and electroshock on everyone from agency operatives to prostitutes, recovering drug addicts and prisoners—often without their consent.
When Missy offers to cure Chris of his nicotine habit via hypnotism, he's weirded out but passes it off as an oddity.
Séances were a fad; so were hypnotism, chiromancy and telepathy.
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First Known Use of hypnotism
HYPNOTISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hypnotism for English Language Learners
: the act or practice of putting people into a state of hypnosis
HYPNOTISM Defined for Kids
Definition of hypnotism for Students
: the act or practice of producing a state like sleep in a person in which he or she will respond to suggestions made by the hypnotist
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