- adj. 催眠的，催眠术的；易于催眠的
- n. 安眠药；催眠状态的人
- hypnotic (adj.)
- 1620s, "inducing sleep," originally used of drugs, from French hypnotique (16c.) "inclined to sleep, soporific," from Late Latin hypnoticus, from Greek hypnotikos "inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, sleepy," from hypnoun "put to sleep," from hypnos "sleep" (see somnolence). Modern sense of "pertaining to an induced trance" first recorded in English 1843, along with hypnotist, hypnotize, both coined by Dr. James Braid. Related: Hypnotical; hypnotically.
- 1. The hypnotic state actually lies somewhere between being awake and being asleep.
- 2. Everyone is familiar with the TV screen's hypnotic power.
- 3. His voice had an almost hypnotic effect.
- 4. She was again the victim of the city's hypnotic influence.
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- 5. His songs are often both hypnotic and reassuringly pleasant.
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