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Synonyms for hypnotic
hɪpˈnɒt ɪkhyp·not·ic

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hypnoticadjective

    Synonyms:
    soporific, somniferous

  2. hypnoticnoun

    Synonyms:
    narcotic, soporific, anodyne, opiate

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Robert Wright:

    Think of it: zillions and zillions of organisms running around, each under the hypnotic spell of a single truth, all these truths identical, and all logically incompatible with one another : 'My hereditary material is the most important material on earth; its survival justifies your frustration, pain, even death'. And you are one of those organisms, living your life in the thrall of a logical absurdity.


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