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  1. self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.
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Origin of autohypnosis

First recorded in 1900–05; auto-1 + hypnosis
Related formsau·to·hyp·not·ic [aw-toh-hip-not-ik] /ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnɒt ɪk/, adjectiveau·to·hyp·not·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for autohypnosis

Historical Examples

  • Some people call this process the autohypnosis of the great.

    H. R.

    Edwin Lefevre

  • The part that hypnosis and autohypnosis, conscious and unconscious, has played here cannot easily be overestimated.

British Dictionary definitions for autohypnosis


  1. psychol the process or result of self-induced hypnosis
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Derived Formsautohypnotic (ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnɒtɪk), adjectiveautohypnotically, adverb
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