A trancelike state resembling sleep, usually induced by a therapist by focusing a subject's attention, that heightens the subject's receptivity to suggestion. The uses of hypnosis in medicine and psychology include recovering repressed memories, modifying or eliminating undesirable behavior (such as smoking), and treating certain chronic disorders, such as anxiety.
A condition of great mental concentration or abstraction, esp. one induced by religious fervor or mysticism
(Informal) A period of weather of a particular kind:
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