[ pohst-hip-not-ik ]

  1. of or relating to the period after hypnosis.

  2. (of a suggestion) made during hypnosis so as to be effective after awakening.

Origin of posthypnotic

First recorded in 1885–90; post- + hypnotic

Other words from posthypnotic

  • post·hyp·not·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby posthypnotic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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