autohypnosis

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

noun

self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.

Origin of autohypnosis

First recorded in 1900–05; auto-1 + hypnosis

OTHER WORDS FROM autohypnosis

au·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 forms of autohypnosis

autohypnotic (ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnɒtɪk), adjectiveautohypnotically, adverb
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