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hypnoidal

[hip-noid-l] /hɪpˈnɔɪd l/
adjective, Psychology
1.
characterizing a state that resembles mild hypnosis but that is usually induced by other than hypnotic means.
Also, hypnoid.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; hypn- + -oid + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for hypnoid

hypnoid1

/ˈhɪpˌnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
(psychol) of or relating to a state resembling sleep or hypnosis

hypnoid2

/ˈhɪpˌnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling a moss, specifically a moss of the genus Hypnum
Word Origin
from New Latin hypnum, from Greek hupnon a type of lichen, + -oid
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hypnoid in Medicine

hypnoid hyp·noid (hĭp'noid') or hyp·noi·dal (hĭp-noid'l)
adj.
Of or resembling hypnosis or sleep.

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