Hypnotist



[hip-nuh-tiz-uh m] /ˈhɪp nəˌtɪz əm/

noun
1.
the science dealing with the induction of .
2.
the act of .
3.
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/ˈhɪpnətɪst/
noun
1.
a person skilled in the theory and practice of hypnosis
/ˈhɪpnəˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
the scientific study and practice of hypnosis
2.
the process of inducing hypnosis
n.

1843; see hypnotic + -ist.
n.

1843, short for neuro-hypnotism (1842), coined by Dr. James Braid of Manchester, England, from hypnotic + -ism. In the same work (1843) Braid coined the verb hypnotize.

hypnotism hyp·no·tism (hĭp’nə-tĭz’əm)
n.

hyp’no·tist n.

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