hypnoidal

hypnoidal

[hip-noid-l]
adjective Psychology.
characterizing a state that resembles mild hypnosis but that is usually induced by other than hypnotic means.
Also, hypnoid.


Origin:
1895–1900; hypn- + -oid + -al1

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hypnoid or hypnoidal1 (ˈhɪpˌnɔɪd, hɪpˈnɔɪdəl)
 
adj
psychol of or relating to a state resembling sleep or hypnosis
 
hypnoidal or hypnoidal1
 
adj

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