Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • By hypnotism; as regards hypnotism.

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  • adverb In a hypnotic manner.
  • adverb By using hypnotism.

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  • adverb by means of hypnotism

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Examples

  • The poles flipped rhythmically past, and the steady beat of the wheels called hypnotically, and because he was Holmes I finally answered him.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • But you can skip from commercial to commercial, it's got 16 hours of them, they really are kind of hypnotically fascinating and culturally nifty and unlike Shirley Temple, I don't imagine anyone will be remastering old TV commercials any time soon.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

  • But you can skip from commercial to commercial, it's got 16 hours of them, they really are kind of hypnotically fascinating and culturally nifty and unlike Shirley Temple, I don't imagine anyone will be remastering old TV commercials any time soon.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

  • But you can skip from commercial to commercial, it's got 16 hours of them, they really are kind of hypnotically fascinating and culturally nifty and unlike Shirley Temple, I don't imagine anyone will be remastering old TV commercials any time soon.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

  • But you can skip from commercial to commercial, it's got 16 hours of them, they really are kind of hypnotically fascinating and culturally nifty and unlike Shirley Temple, I don't imagine anyone will be remastering old TV commercials any time soon.

    DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

  • But you can skip from commercial to commercial, it's got 16 hours of them, they really are kind of hypnotically fascinating and culturally nifty and unlike Shirley Temple, I don't imagine anyone will be remastering old TV commercials any time soon.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

  • A-la Thomas Frank, if blue collar voters seem to find cultural issues more salient than economic ones, this must be some kind of hypnotically induced false consciousness, since only the latter can represent workers’ “true” interests.

    The GOP’s Cunning Linguistics

  • Strategically placed couches and a limestone bench allow visitors to relax and regard the hypnotically peaceful perspective before them.

    Peis Partner in Manhattan

  • But don't miss a hike with botanist Stephane Rogliano through the maquis, the hypnotically fragrant cover of shrubs and wild herbs (mint, thyme, laurel, rosemary) that spreads over much of the island.

    Dream Hideaways: The World's Top Microboutique Hotels

  • But once the opening notes to "Huzzah 2" lurch in and the hook switched into the patois during the intro, the crowd was all in, hanging on his every word, hypnotically bobbing to the low hum of huzzahuzzahuzzahuzzah by song's end.

    Jerell Tongson: Grand Opening, Grand Closing: Action Bronson and Mr. M-fin' eXquire Shut Down Southpaw

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