what is difference between hypnotic and mesmerizing
- hypnotick (obsolete)
From French hypnotique (“inclined to sleep, soporific”), from Late Latin hypnoticus, from Ancient Greek ὑπνωτικός (hupnōtikós, “inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, sleepy”), from ὑπνῶ (hupnô, “I put to sleep”), from ὕπνος (húpnos, “sleep”).
- IPA(key): /hɪpˈnɒtɪk/
- Rhymes: -ɒtɪk
hypnotic (comparative more hypnotic, superlative most hypnotic)
- Of, or relating to hypnosis or hypnotism.
- (pharmacology) Inducing sleep; soporific.
hypnotic (plural hypnotics)
- A person who is, or can be, hypnotized.
- (pharmacology) A soporific substance.
- hypnotic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- hypnotic in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- Pythonic, Typhonic, phytonic, pythonic, typhonic
- present participle of mesmerize
mesmerizing (comparative more mesmerizing, superlative most mesmerizing)
- Exercising mesmerism on; spellbinding; enthralling.
- a mesmerizing lava lamp