hypnotic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hip-not'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to hypnosis or hypnotism.
  2. inducing or like something that induces hypnosis.
  3. susceptible to hypnotism, as a person.
  4. inducing sleep.
  1. an agent or drug that produces sleep; sedative.
  2. a person who is susceptible to hypnosis.
  3. a person under the influence of hypnotism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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