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autohypnosis

[aw-toh-hip-noh-sis] /ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun
1.
self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.
Origin of autohypnosis
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; auto-1 + hypnosis
Related forms
autohypnotic
[aw-toh-hip-not-ik] /ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
autohypnotically, adverb
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autohypnosis

/ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(psychol) the process or result of self-induced hypnosis
Derived Forms
autohypnotic (ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnɒtɪk) adjective
autohypnotically, adverb
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