hypno & hypn
These ROOT-WORDS are HYPEN & HYPNO which come from the Greek Hypnos meaning SLEEP. This ROOT is the basis of the vocabulary of HYPNOtism. There is no magic in hypnotism. Rather it is psychological. An essential factor of hypnotism is suggestion. In the eighteenth century a doctor, Franz A Mesmer, invented a technique which was called by his name, mesmerism. It was found to be a fraud. After that the term hypnotism was used.
1. Hypnobate : HYPNO bate (hip’ no bate) n.
A sleepwalker; somnambulist
2. Hypnogenesis : HYPNO genesis (hip noe jen’ e sis) n.
Production of the hypnotic state
3. Hypnogenetic : HYPNO genetic (hip noe je net’ ik) adj.
4. Hypnoidal : HYPN oidal (hip noid’ al) adj.
Relating to hypnosis or sleep
5. Hypnoidize : HYPN oidize (hip’ noid ize) v.
Induce into a hypnoidal state
6. Hypnology : HYPNO logy (hip nol’ o ji) n.
Science which treats of hypnotic sleep
7. Hypnophobia : HYPNO pompic (hip no pom’ pik) adj.
Dispelling sleep: walkaing
9. Hypnos : HYPNOS (hip’ nos) n.
The god of sleep
10. Hypnosis : HYPNO sis (hip noe’ sis) n.
State resembling sleep induced by suggestion
11. Hypnotic : HYPNO tic (hi[ not’ ik) adj.
Inducing sleep; soporific
12. Hypnotism : HYPNO tic (hip not’ ik) adj.
The study and practice of hypnosis
13. Hypnotism : HYPNO tism (hip’ no tiz um) n.
One who practices hypnotism
14. Hypnotize : HYPNO tize (hip’ no tize) v.
To induce sleep by hypnotism
15. Hypnotherapy : HYPNO therapy (hip noe ther’ a pee) n.
Treatment of disease by hypnosis
16. Hypnotoid : HYPNO toid (hip’ no toid) adj.
17. Hypnotizable : HYPNO tizable (hip’ no tie za b’l) adj.
Can be hypnotized
18. Hypnagogic : HYPN agogic (hip no goj’ ik) adj.
Bringing on sleep
19. Hypnophobic : HYPNO phobic (hip no foe’ bik) adj.
Having fear of sleep
20. Hypnesthesis : HYPN esthesis (hip nes thee’ sis) n.
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