Sentence Examples


  • She hesitated while her silver eyes swirled with hypnotic slowness.
  • 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.
  • When a good sample is obtained it is a safe and efficient hypnotic, at any rate in the case of a European.
  • In the form of extract or tincture it is a valuable remedy in the hands of a medical man, either as an anodyne, a hypnotic or a sedative.
 

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