hypnoidal

[ hip-noid-l ]
/ hɪpˈnɔɪd l /

adjective Psychology.

characterizing a state that resembles mild hypnosis but that is usually induced by other than hypnotic means.

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Also hyp·noid [hip-noid] /ˈhɪp nɔɪd/ .

Origin of hypnoidal

First recorded in 1895–1900; hypn- + -oid + -al1
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