posthypnotic

Following hypnotism; denoting an act suggested during hypnosis that is to be carried out at some time after the hypnotized subject is awakened.

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post·hyp·not·ic .pōst-(h)ip-'nät-ik adj of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a hypnotic trance during which the subject will still carry out suggestions made by the operator during the trance state <\posthypnotic suggestion>

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post·hyp·not·ic (pōst″hip-notґik) following the hypnotic state.

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  • posthypnotic — [pōst΄hip nät′ik] adj. of or carried out in the period following a hypnotic trance [posthypnotic suggestion] …   English World dictionary

  • posthypnotic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1890 of, relating to, or characteristic of the period following a hypnotic trance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • posthypnotic — posthypnotically, adv. /pohst hip not ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the period after hypnosis. 2. (of a suggestion) made during hypnosis so as to be effective after awakening. [1885 90; POST + HYPNOTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • posthypnotic — adjective after being hypnotized …   Wiktionary

  • posthypnotic — adj. after hypnosis, after being hypnotized …   English contemporary dictionary

  • posthypnotic — post·hypnotic …   English syllables

  • posthypnotic — post•hyp•not•ic [[t]ˌpoʊst hɪpˈnɒt ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) psl of or pertaining to the period after hypnosis 2) psl (of a suggestion) made during hypnosis so as to be effective after awakening • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • posthypnotic — /poʊsthɪpˈnɒtɪk/ (say pohsthip notik) adjective 1. of or relating to the period following a hypnotic trance. 2. (of a suggestion) made during a hypnotic trance so as to be effective when the subject awakes. {post + hypnotic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • posthypnotic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • posthypnotic suggestion — noun A suggestion, given to a hypnotized person, to perform some action after awakening, especially in response to a cue …   Wiktionary

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