About The Word Hypnotic

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Hypnotic

Hypnotic Meaning & Definition
Hypnotic Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hypnotic?

[n] a drug that induces sleep
[adj] attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hypnotic: attractive | mesmeric | mesmerizing | soporific | spellbinding

Related Terms | Find terms related to Hypnotic: absorbing | alcohol | alluring | amobarbital sodium | Amytal | Amytal pill | analgesic | anesthetic | anodyne | appealing | appetizing | arresting | attractive | barb | barbiturate | barbiturate pill | beguiling | bewitching | black stuff | blandishing | blue | blue angel | blue devil | blue heaven | blue velvet | cajoling | calmant | calmative | captivating | catching | charismatic | charming | chloral hydrate | coaxing | codeine | codeine cough syrup | come-hither | consuming | coquettish | Demerol | depressant | depressor | dolly | Dolophine | downer | enchanting | engaging | engrossing | enravishing | enthralling | enticing | entrancing | exciting | exotic | fascinating | fetching | flirtatious | glamorous | goofball | gripping | H | hard stuff | heroin | holding | hop | horse | hypnoid | interesting | intriguing | inviting | irresistible | junk | knockout drops | laudanum | liquor | lotus | lullaby | Luminal | Luminal pill | M | magnetic | mandrake | meperidine | mesmeric | mesmerizing | methadone | Mickey Finn | morphia | morphine | mouth-watering | narcohypnotic | narcotic | Nembutal | Nembutal pill | nightcap | obsessing | obsessive | odylic | opiate | opium | pacifier | pain killer | paregoric | pen yan | phenobarbital | phenobarbital sodium | piquant | poppy | prepossessing | provocative | provoquant | purple heart | quietener | quietening | rainbow | ravishing | red | scag | secobarbital sodium | Seconal | Seconal pill | sedative | seducing | seductive | shit | siren | sirenic | sleep-bringer | sleep-causing | sleep-compelling | sleeper | sleep-inducer | sleep-inducing | sleeping draught | sleeping pill | sleep-inviting | sleep-producer | sleep-provoking | sleepy | smack | sodium thiopental | somnifacient | somniferous | somnolent | soother | soothing | soothing syrup | soporific | spellbinding | spellful | taking | tantalizing | tar | teasing | tempting | tickling | titillating | titillative | tranquilizer | tranquilizing | Tuinal | Tuinal pill | turps | white stuff | winning | winsome | witching | yellow | yellow jacket

See Also | drug | hypnagogue | narcoleptic | sleeping capsule | sleeping draught | sleeping pill | sleeping tablet

Hypnotic In Webster's Dictionary

\Hyp*not"ic\, a. [Gr. ? inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, fr. ? to lull to sleep, fr. ? sleep; akin to L. somnus, and E. somnolent: cf. F. hypnotique.] 1. Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific. 2. Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism; liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition.
\Hyp*not"ic\, n. 1. Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a narcotic. 2. A person who exhibits the phenomena of, or is subject to, hypnotism.

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