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hypnotic

adjective uk   /hɪpˈnɒt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈnɑː.t̬ɪk/
caused by hypnosis: She went into a hypnotic trance. Hypnotic sounds or movements are very regular and make you feel as if you want to sleep: The beat of the music was strangely hypnotic.
Translations of “hypnotic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 催眠的, 有催眠作用的, 讓人昏昏欲睡的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 催眠的, 有催眠作用的, 让人昏昏欲睡的…
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