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  • n. The state of being in hypnotic sleep
  • n. The process of inducing the hypnotic state; hypnotism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The somnolent state induced by animal magnetism (hypnotism); the hypnotic state.
  • n. the act or process of inducing the hypnotic state; hypnotism; hyonotizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being in mesmeric sleep; the doctrine of mesmeric sleep.

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