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Synonyms for hypnotic
hɪpˈnɒt ɪkhyp·not·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soporific, hypnoticadjective

    a drug that induces sleep

    Synonyms:
    soporific

    Antonyms:
    unattractive

  2. hypnoticadjective

    of or relating to hypnosis

    Synonyms:
    mesmerizing, mesmeric, spellbinding

    Antonyms:
    unattractive

  3. hypnotic, mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbindingadjective

    attracting and holding interest as if by a spell

    "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"

    Synonyms:
    mesmerizing, mesmeric, spellbinding

    Antonyms:
    unattractive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hypnoticadjective

    Synonyms:
    soporific, somniferous

  2. hypnoticnoun

    Synonyms:
    narcotic, soporific, anodyne, opiate

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How to use hypnotic in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Doherty:

    I don't think the Queen's send off will mark the medium's swan song, if something like 9/11 were to happen again we'd all go to our TVs — drawn to the simultaneity and universality of the collective experience and the hypnotic power of the bigger image.

  2. Dianne Augelli:

    Estrogen works on several different neurotransmitter pathways that may have an impact on the regulation of sleep, and progesterone can have a hypnotic property, fluctuations in these hormones may have an effect on the circadian rhythm.

  3. Aldous Huxley:

    Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic it is merely a form of emotional masturbation. It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process.

  4. Vernon Howard:

    We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us.

  5. Shalini Paruthi:

    No medications are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pediatric insomnia, it would be great if there was an effective, non-harmful, non-addictive, rigorously tested sleep medication for children, however currently no ideal hypnotic medication exists for children.


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