hypnotic

英 [hɪp'nɒtɪk] 美 [hɪp'nɑtɪk]
  • adj. 催眠的,催眠术的;易于催眠的
  • n. 安眠药;催眠状态的人
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hypnotic 催眠的

hypno-,睡觉,催眠,-otic,形容词后缀。

hypnotic (adj.)
1620s, "inducing sleep," originally used of drugs, from French hypnotique (16c.) "inclined to sleep, soporific," from Late Latin hypnoticus, from Greek hypnotikos "inclined to sleep, putting to sleep, sleepy," from hypnoun "put to sleep," from hypnos "sleep" (see somnolence). Modern sense of "pertaining to an induced trance" first recorded in English 1843, along with hypnotist, hypnotize, both coined by Dr. James Braid. Related: Hypnotical; hypnotically.
1. The hypnotic state actually lies somewhere between being awake and being asleep.
催眠状态实际上介乎清醒和睡眠之间。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Everyone is familiar with the TV screen's hypnotic power.
大家都很熟悉电视屏幕的吸引力。

来自柯林斯例句

3. His voice had an almost hypnotic effect.
他的声音有一种近乎催眠的作用。

来自《权威词典》

4. She was again the victim of the city's hypnotic influence.
城市催眠般的魅力又一次让她上当受气.

来自英汉文学 - 嘉莉妹妹

5. His songs are often both hypnotic and reassuringly pleasant.
他的歌声经常让人在沉醉的同时又感到放松愉悦。

来自辞典例句

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