My hypnotic trip is the highly oxygenated state of aerobic exercise.
With a hypnotic, soothing voice—he sounded like he was from California—Awlaki made the Quran accessible to Americans.
[It] does not resemble standard antipsychotic, antidepressant, antianxiety or hypnotic drugs in simple drug interaction tests.
“Scarlet Town,” a dark and hypnotic ballad, depicts a red-light district of the soul, with a hushed and craggy croon.
The first thing to hit me were those cats eyes of hers, green with flecks of gold and hypnotic as hell.
Nails driven through the palms of her hands,—tenpenny nails,—under the hypnotic suggestion that she wasn't being hurt.
All cases such as yours respond most readily to hypnotic suggestion.
Frequent repetition of hypnotic exercises renders the subject still more susceptible.
You have never tried to demonstrate to a hypnotic that a table is not a hippopotamus.
"Then repeat these words," said the bearded saint, fixing his weird, hypnotic eyes upon her.
1620s, "inducing sleep," originally used of drugs, from French hypnotique (16c.) "inclined to sleep, soporific," from Late Latin hypnoticus, from Greek hypnotikos "inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, sleepy," from hypnoun "put to sleep," from hypnos "sleep" (see somnolence). Modern sense of "pertaining to an induced trance" first recorded in English 1843, along with hypnotist, hypnotize, both coined by Dr. James Braid. Related: Hypnotical; hypnotically.
hypnotic hyp·not·ic (hĭp-nŏt'ĭk)
Of or relating to hypnotism or hypnosis.
Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific.