autohypnosis

[ aw-toh-hip-noh-sis ]
/ ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun

self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.

Nearby words

  1. autoharp,
  2. autohemagglutination,
  3. autohemolysin,
  4. autohemolysis,
  5. autohemotherapy,
  6. autoicous,
  7. autoignition,
  8. autoignition point,
  9. autoimmune,
  10. autoimmune disease

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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British Dictionary definitions for autohypnosis

autohypnosis

/ (ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnəʊsɪs) /

noun

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

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