[hip-noid-l or hip-noid]
- characterizing a state that resembles mild hypnosis but that is usually induced by other than hypnotic means.
Origin of hypnoidal
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Or, again, is suggestion in the waking-state equivalent to suggestion in hypnoidal states?
You will ask why I cling to the use of hypnotism; or rather of hypnoidal states.