from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of hypnotizing oneself.
- n. A self-induced hypnotic state.
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- n. Hypnosis of oneself.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Self-induced hypnotic trance.
In an act of autohypnosis, he was pushing the channel button on the remote, repeatedly working his way through the eight available stations.
All that booze and cocaine back in the day has made the I-Man forgetful, otherwise he'd recall how fantasy, distortion and plain autohypnosis informed most of the late President's discourse.
And for a while things went smoothly-as smoothly, at least, as they can go on a world of eager, energetic teddy bears with imaginations active to the point of autohypnosis.
And for a while things went smoothlyas smoothly, at least, as they can go on a world of eager, energetic teddy bears with imaginations active to the point of autohypnosis.
It was a form of autohypnosis well known to Plateau citizens of both social classes, differing from other forms only in that nearly anyone could fall into such a state by accident.
\tab From then on he was letter-perfect in following orders of landing signal officers, obeying like a robot, emotions and judgment suppressed by a sort of autohypnosis.