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Autohypnotism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Autohypnotism Hypnotism of one's self by concentration of the attention on some object or idea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n autohypnotism Self-induced hypnotism.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Auto-, + hypnotism,

Usage

In literature:

Alexander, he noticed, was still engrossed, sunk in his autohypnotic trance.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
He began to move his hands, swaying back and forth, muttering the autohypnotic formulas.
"The Sensitive Man" by Poul William Anderson
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