as in hypnotism
the art or act of inducing in a person a sleeplike state during which he or she readily follows suggestions with hypnosis there's some question as to just how involuntary the actions of the hypnotized person really are

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“Hypnosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hypnosis. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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