from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To arouse from a hypnotic state.
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- v. To release from a hypnotic state.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To awaken from the hypnotic state.
With “right effort,” we can dehypnotize ourselves and break the mental habits that bind us to the treadmill of our everyday selves.
The way to undo this is to dehypnotize yourself—and you can do it by saying to the muscles of your body, “Let go, let go—loosen up and relax.”