posthypnotic

adjective
post·​hyp·​not·​ic | \ˌpōst-hip-ˈnä-tik, -ip-\

Definition of posthypnotic 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a hypnotic trance

First Known Use of posthypnotic

1887, in the meaning defined above

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posthypnotic

adjective
post·​hyp·​not·​ic | \ˌpōst-(h)ip-ˈnät-ik \

Medical Definition of posthypnotic 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a hypnotic trance during which the subject will still carry out suggestions made by the operator during the trance state posthypnotic suggestion

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