Hypnotic things either relate to hypnosis — putting people under spells — or anything that is mesmerizing or spellbinding.

You know how hypnotists put people under spells and then make them quack like a duck, or do something equally silly? Hypnotic things relate to hypnosis — like a hypnotist's calm, entrancing, hypnotic voice — or other things that tend to grab people's attention in a similar way. The voice of a powerful public speaker could be described as hypnotic. Great music that you can’t turn off could also be considered hypnotic. Anything hypnotic has a powerful hold on your attention.

Definitions of hypnotic

adj of or relating to hypnosis

adj attracting and holding interest as if by a spell

“read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice”
mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding
pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

n a drug that induces sleep

a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep
sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet
a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
Type of:
a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
an agent that induces drowsiness or sleep

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