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animal magnetism

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Strongly attractive personal charm.
  • noun Sex appeal.
  • noun A special personal power or presence held to facilitate the hypnotism of others.
  • noun A theory developed in the 19th century by Franz Mesmer that the body is pervaded by a magnetic fluid that can be redirected by a healer to cure disease. A version of the theory was later developed as hypnotism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Sexual attractiveness; charisma derived from non-intellectual characteristics.
  • noun obsolete A magnetic fluid or ethereal medium said to reside in the bodies of animate beings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun magnetic personal charm

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