self-hypnosis

noun

self-hyp·​no·​sis ˌself-hip-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce self-hypnosis (audio)
plural self-hypnoses
: hypnosis of oneself : autohypnosis
performed self-hypnosis for relaxation
often used before another noun
self-hypnosis techniquesa self-hypnosis class/recording

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-hypnosis was in 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Self-hypnosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-hypnosis. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

self-hypnosis

noun

self-hyp·​no·​sis ˌself-(h)ip-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce self-hypnosis (audio)
plural self-hypnoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce self-hypnosis (audio)
: hypnosis of oneself : autohypnosis

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