autohypnosis

[aw-toh-hip-noh-sis]
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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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autohypnosis

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