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hypnotic

(adjective) Attracting and holding interest as if by a spell.

Synonyms: mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding

Usage: For a moment she tore her gaze from the hypnotic fascination of that awful face and breathed a last prayer to her God.
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hypnotic
Definition: (adjective) Attracting and holding interest as if by a spell.
Synonyms: mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding
Usage: For a moment she tore her gaze from the hypnotic fascination of that awful face and breathed a last prayer to her God.
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hyp•not•ic (hɪpˈnɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. of or resembling hypnosis or hypnotism.
2. inducing or like something that induces hypnosis.
3. susceptible to hypnotism.
4. inducing sleep.
n.
5. an agent or drug that induces sleep; sedative.
6. a person who is hypnotized or susceptible to hypnosis.
[1680–90; < Late Latin hypnōticus < Greek hypnōtikós sleep-inducing, narcotic =hypnō-, variant s. of hypnoûn to put to sleep, derivative of hýpnos sleep (see Hypnos) + -tikos -tic]
hyp•not′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Noun 1. hypnotic - a drug that induces sleep
soporific
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
narcoleptic - a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep
sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet - a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
hypnagogue - an agent that induces drowsiness or sleep
Adj. 1. hypnotic - of or relating to hypnosis
2. hypnotic - attracting and holding interest as if by a spellhypnotic - 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"
mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"
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hypnotic
adjective
1. mesmeric, soothing, narcotic, opiate, soporific, sleep-inducing, somniferous The hypnotic state lies between being awake and being asleep.
2. mesmerizing, spellbinding, mesmeric His songs are often both hypnotic and reassurringly pleasant.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
hypnoticadjective
Inducing sleep or sedation:
narcotic, opiate, sedative, sleepy, slumberous, somnifacient, somniferous, somnific, somnolent, soporific.
noun
Something that induces sleep or sedation:
narcotic, opiate, sedative, somnifacient, soporific.
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hypnotic

Definition: (adjective) Attracting and holding interest as if by a spell.
Synonyms: mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding
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