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hypnosis

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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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The first known use of hypnosis was in 1876

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“Hypnosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hypnosis. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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