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hypnotic

Pronunciation: hip-not'ik

Definition:

  1. Causing sleep.
  2. An agent that promotes sleep.
  3. Relating to hypnotism.

Synonym(s): soporific2

[G. hypnotikos, causing one to sleep]

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