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.
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Sexual attractiveness; charismaderived from non-intellectual characteristics.
- noun obsolete A
magnetic fluidor ethereal mediumsaid to reside in the bodies of animatebeings.
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- noun magnetic personal charm
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