Origin of hypnotic
Examples from the Web for hypnotic
As for Manson, Spahn said, there was no explanation—he had a hypnotic spell over the girls, they were his slaves.
[It] does not resemble standard antipsychotic, antidepressant, antianxiety or hypnotic drugs in simple drug interaction tests.How Pfizer Helped Make ‘Spice,’ The Deadly Fake Pot|Abby Haglage|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first thing to hit me were those cats eyes of hers, green with flecks of gold and hypnotic as hell.The Week in Death: George Jacobs, Sinatra’s Domestic Confidant|The Telegraph|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a rocking, hypnotic peacefulness in the way he puts words together.‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Is a Classic Twice over—as a Movie and a Novel|Malcolm Jones|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is a master of the breathless paragraph, the hypnotic meditation.
At a tense moment, such as this, cheering is often hypnotic, and good managers know how to make use of it on the floor.In the Arena|Booth Tarkington
The hypnotic state evinces an extraordinary extension of faculty.Occultism and Common-Sense|Beckles Willson
He was as much under duress as if he were bound by a hypnotic spell.A Pair of Patient Lovers|William Dean Howells
Furthermore, we know that the hypnotic patient is in a very sensitive condition, easily impressed.
It was on the action, both at a distance and by direct contact, of certain medicated or fermented substances on hypnotic subjects.