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Most of these definitions are from the Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1981); the rest are mine.

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      a state that resembles normal sleep, but differs in the subject being highly open to suggestion; in this state a variety of unusual behaviors and physical effects can be stimulated simply by telling the subject to do so. Posthypnotic effects are effects that are instructed to continue after the subject regains a normal waking state.

      1) tending to produce sleep. 2) of or relating to hypnosis or hypnotism.

      the act or study of inducing hypnosis in a subject.

      one who practices hypnotism.

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