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posthypnotic

[ pohst-hip-not-ik ]
/ ˌpoʊst hɪpˈnɒt ɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to the period after hypnosis.
(of a suggestion) made during hypnosis so as to be effective after awakening.

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Origin of posthypnotic

First recorded in 1885–90; post- + hypnotic

OTHER WORDS FROM posthypnotic

post·hyp·not·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for posthypnotic

posthypnotic
[ pōst′hĭp-nŏtĭk ]

adj.

Following hypnotism.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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