Meaning of animal magnetism

an'imal mag'netism

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the power to attract others through one's physical presence, bearing, energy, etc.
  2. the indefinite power, presumably innate in some persons, that enables one to induce hypnosis. Also called
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