Sentence Examples


  • She hesitated while her silver eyes swirled with hypnotic slowness.
  • When a good sample is obtained it is a safe and efficient hypnotic, at any rate in the case of a European.
  • He released her hand, but his eyes still held hers in a hypnotic trance that made her think of Dracula.
  • The power of prediction possessed by the subject in such cases may be explained in two ways: (i) As due to an abnormal power of perception possessed by certain persons, when in the hypnotic trance, of the working of their own pathological processes; or (2) more probably, as the result of self-suggestion; the organism is "set" to explode at a given date in a crisis, or to develop the fore-ordained symptoms.
  • In India from the soma frenzy in the Vedas, through the mystic reveries of the Upanishads, and the hypnotic trances of the ancient Yoga, allied beliefs and practices had never lost their importance and their charm.