Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[hip-nuh-tahyz] /ˈhɪp nəˌtaɪz/

verb (used with object), hypnotized, hypnotizing.
to put in the state.
to influence, control, or direct completely, as by personal charm, words, or domination:
The speaker hypnotized the audience with his powerful personality.
to frighten or startle so that movement is impossible:
The headlights hypnotized the deer and it just stood staring at the oncoming car.
verb (used without object), hypnotized, hypnotizing.
to practice ; put or be able to put others into a state.
verb (transitive)
to induce hypnosis in (a person)
to charm or beguile; fascinate

1843, see hypnotic + -ize. Related: Hypnotized; hypnotizing.

hypnotize hyp·no·tize (hĭp’nə-tīz’)
v. hyp·no·tized, hyp·no·tiz·ing, hyp·no·tiz·es
To put a person into a state of hypnosis.
hyp’no·tiz’a·bil’i·ty n.
hyp’no·tiz’a·ble adj.
hyp’no·ti·za’tion (-tĭ-zā’shən) n.


Read Also:

  • Hypo

    [hahy-poh] /ˈhaɪ poʊ/ Informal. noun, plural hypos. 1. a or injection. 2. a stimulus or boost. verb (used with object) 3. to administer a injection to. 4. to stimulate by or as if by administering a injection. 5. to increase, boost, or augment: to hypo the car’s power by installing a bigger engine. [hahy-poh] /ˈhaɪ […]

  • Hypersusceptible

    [hahy-per-suh-sep-tuh-buh l] /ˌhaɪ pər səˈsɛp tə bəl/ adjective, Pathology. 1. (def 2).

  • Hypoacidity

    [hahy-poh-uh-sid-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ poʊ əˈsɪd ɪ ti/ noun, Pathology. 1. in a lesser degree than is usual or normal, as of the gastric juice. /ˌhaɪpəʊəˈsɪdɪtɪ/ noun 1. (med) abnormally low acidity, as of the contents of the stomach hypoacidity hy·po·a·cid·i·ty (hī’pō-ə-sĭd’ĭ-tē) n. A lower than normal degree of acidity.

  • Hypoacusis

    hypoacusis hy·po·a·cu·sis (hī’pō-ə-kōō’sĭs, -kyōō’-) n. Variant of hypacusis.

Disclaimer: Hypnotized definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.