She hesitated while her silver eyes swirled with hypnotic slowness.
He released her hand, but his eyes still held hers in a hypnotic trance that made her think of Dracula.
When a good sample is obtained it is a safe and efficient hypnotic, at any rate in the case of a European.
The power of prediction possessed by the subject in such cases may be explained in two ways: (i) As due to an abnormal power of perception possessed by certain persons, when in the hypnotic trance, of the working of their own pathological processes; or (2) more probably, as the result of self-suggestion; the organism is "set" to explode at a given date in a crisis, or to develop the fore-ordained symptoms.
In the form of extract or tincture it is a valuable remedy in the hands of a medical man, either as an anodyne, a hypnotic or a sedative.
Symptoms attendant on the hypnotic state are closure of the eyelids by the hypnotizer without subsequent attempt to open them by the hypnotized subject; the pupils, instead of being constricted, as for near vision, dilate, and there sets in a condition superficially resembling sleep. But in natural sleep the action of all parts of the nervous system is subdued, whereas in the hypnotic the reactions of the lower, and some even of the higher, parts are exalted.
In India from the soma frenzy in the Vedas, through the mystic reveries of the Upanishads, and the hypnotic trances of the ancient Yoga, allied beliefs and practices had never lost their importance and their charm.
The physiological derangement which is the basis of the abeyance of volition may, if hypnotism be profound, pass into more widespread derangement, exhibiting itself as the hypnotic lethargy.
Paraldehyde is a powerful hypnotic, giving a refreshing quiet sleep which is not followed by unpleasant after effects.
The clouds far above were starting to swirl with hypnotic slowness, the rain beginning to fall again, and the sea beneath their feet rippling and shifting beneath the rubbery surface.
"Since you seem most ready, you will be first." He approached the woman, who stood in hypnotic nonchalance, and gazed into her eyes.
Of the other alkaloids narceine is hypnotic, like morphine and codeine, whilst thebaine, papaverine and narcotine have an action which resembles that of strychnine, and is, generally speaking, undesirable or dangerous if at all well marked.
Mention should also be made of a third method which has hardly yet been tried, namely, that of endeavouring to isolate one of the three "directions" by the method of suggestion or even hypnotic trance observations.
Often it relieves vomiting, though in a few persons it may cause vomiting, but in far less degree than apomorphine, which is a powerful emetic. Opium has a more marked diaphoretic action than morphine, and is much less certain as a hypnotic and analgesic. There are a few therapeutic indications for the use of opium rather than morphine, but they are far less important than those which make the opposite demand.
When taken continuously the drug soon loses its power as a hypnotic. Its unpleasant taste usually prevents the formation of a paraldehyde habit, but it occasionally occurs with symptoms resembling delirium tremens.
Hypnotic somnambulism and hypnotic catalepsy are not the only or the most profound changes of nervous condition that hypnosis can induce.
Hence bromide of potassium - or bromide of sodium, which is possibly somewhat safer still though not quite so certain in its action - is used as a hypnotic, as the standard anaphrodisiac, as a sedative in mania and all forms of morbid mental excitement, and in hyperaesthesia of all kinds.
Morphine is an analgesic and hypnotic, relieving pain and producing deep sleep. As contrasted with opium it differs in being less astringent and constipating.
In order to produce a sufficient degree of hypnotic lethargy the subject must be made extremely susceptible, and this can only be done by repeated hypnotization.
It's also quite hypnotic; sounding a bit like rain falling on a caravan roof.
hypnotic trance " will not be used.
Those delicious milk chocolate eyes and long black lashes were hypnotic.
Bromural or a-bromisovaleryl urea, NH 2 C0 NH C0 CHBr CH(CH 3) 2, has been introduced as an hypnotic; its action is mild, and interfered with by the presence of pain, cough or delirium.
What James Hannam lacks in showmanship he makes up for with hypnotic beats and breaks.
Alexis Didier was the younger and more gifted of two brothers who both demonstrated clairvoyance when put into a hypnotic trance.
Its repetitive riffs and percussion become almost cyclical and hypnotic while slight variations keep pulling you in.
Over a hypnotic drumbeat, the vocals are split and phased, comin ' at you from each speaker in a double attack.
enchanting melodies with hypnotic rhythms.
forays into the hypnotic realm been a material one?
hypnotic regression the witness was able to recall seeing a figure standing on the road then walking toward the vehicle.
hypnotic inductions " .
hypnotic phenomena based simply on what I, or anyone else, says.
Strangely hypnotic blue ball machine type thingy, should be experienced with the sound on to get the full effect.
The vocal timbre is full of rich bass tones which can become almost hypnotic at times.
The sound of the rain crashing down and the raindrops bouncing off the road was very hypnotic and very relaxing.
These affirmations are profoundly hypnotic and soothing, allowing you to absorb the affirmation on a very deep level.
Last of the five tracks featured is " Ever Even " which has a slightly hypnotic quality to it.
imparts the knowledge necessary to induce & manage the hypnotic state across those methods.
Place a tape recorder approximately where a patient would sit and run through a hypnotic induction and suggestions.
insomnia in the regulation of long-term hypnotic drug use.
As a simple example of how feedback loops can create some of the hypnotic effects that are commonly known we may take hand levitation.
mediumistic trance is identical with the hypnotic state, and such people are generally very good subjects.
In contrast to common misbelieve there is nothing weird or mysterious about the hypnotic state.
In his later prose memoirs, he records in hypnotic and possibly obsessive detail the joys of nature and countryside pursuits.
Later under hypnotic regression the witness was able to recall seeing a figure standing on the road then walking toward the vehicle.
The keyboards on this track are fabulous - a hypnotic sweeping melody reminiscent of fairgrounds.
The mother gently rocked her tiny boy in a slow, hypnotic rhythm.
seductive in a hypnotic, vampire way, helped by some stunning costume design.
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Postural Sway Test - A simple test of hypnotic susceptibility.
He was neither a wit nor a croquet champion, a hypnotic force nor a begetter of amateur theatricals.
For the same reason the phrase " an hypnotic trance " will not be used.
The process to master hypnotic selling is the same way you would eat a watermelon; one bite at a time.
It should be noted that expectations favourable to the new idea had already been created by the interest in mesmerism and the phenomena of hypnotic trance (see Hypnotism), widely diffused at this time both in America and Europe.
In a third class must be placed the cure of disease by healing mediums. This belongs to medical psychology, and cannot well be studied apart from hypnotic treatment of disease, from the now well-recognized power of suggestion (q.v.), from "faith cures," "mind cures," "Christian Science" and cures connected with other forms of religious belief (see Faith-Healing).
Sensory hallucination of several persons together who are not in a hypnotic state is, however, a rare phenomena outside the sÃ©ance room and must not therefore be lightly assumed within it; nor is it in most cases a plausible explanation where there is general agreement not only of all the witnesses but of more than one sense as to what is perceived, as distinguished from what is inferred.
Here also psychology, by its elucidation of the important part which instinctive appetites and animal impulses play in the development of intelligence, still more perhaps by arguments (based largely upon the examination of hypnotic subjects or the phenomena of fixed ideas) which show the permanent influence of irrational or semi-rational suggestions or habits upon human conduct, has done much to aid and abet idealists in their contentions.
They also manage to be quite seductive in a hypnotic, vampire way, helped by some stunning costume design.
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Combining hypnotic language with arresting dance theater, this bold and thrillingly new show salutes the underbelly of urban life.
A green-eyed woman with plum-colored lipstick will look even more hypnotic.
By 8:45 a.m., the group was standing at the edge of the canyon, soaking in the hypnotic view of the far-reaching vista.
Benzodiazepine-One of a class of drugs that has hypnotic and sedative action, used mainly as tranquilizers to control symptoms of anxiety.
Sometimes used as a synonym for hypnotic.
Benzodiazepine-One of a class of drugs that have a hypnotic and sedative action, used mainly as tranquilizers to control symptoms of anxiety.
There are other hypnotic techniques that employ adverse conditioning, so that the hair pulling becomes associated with pain instead of pleasure.
Halter bikini: A halter top in mesh is quite hypnotic, and this bikini top style can be paired with anything from a pair of boyshorts to a classic bikini bottom.
Layne made the hypnotic suggestion that this take place.
However, if you prefer, you can also download an MP3 self-hypnotic (with visualization) at Hypnotic World.com.
ProofOfReincarnation.com details the proposal for an International project to scientifically prove reincarnation using hypnotic regression.
In other cases, practitioners may play the sound of a regular beat or sound pattern in order to induce a sort of hypnotic state quicker than simple meditation might.
Your therapist will probably have a favorite method for inducing a hypnotic state.
If your only impression of hypnosis is based on one of those hokey TV shows where a group of audience members are put into the hypnotic state and convinced to perform embarrassing acts, perish the thought.
The hypnotic state allows your subconscious mind to shut out daily distractions, and give deep consideration to any suggestions made to it.
In order to reach the hypnotic state, you must first allow your body to completely relax.
Don't try to make a concerted effort to let your mind go blank, let it happen gradually until you are no longer focusing on individual thoughts.Now we are going to use some imagery to help the mind descend into the hypnotic state.
A set of hypnotic vampire eyes would also blend well with this style.You might even decide to go totally tribal.
When in a hypnotic trance, suggestions can be planted in your mind that occur outside of the conscious thought process, yet still govern your behavior.
You will not do anything in a hypnotic state that you are unwilling to.
The hypnotic nature of the fishnet pattern gets pumped up exponentially with open-crotch styling, and it's rather suited to the boudoir, too.
Fishnet Stockings: These strong and hypnotic stockings are perfect for women who want to wear theirs in the boudoir for a new look.
It is sometimes hypnotic or droning in sound.
Simply put, a hypnotic anchor is an association to any life memory.
anxiolytic, muscle relaxant, hypnotic, and amnesic actions.
These patterns form a hypnotic backdrop to the slow haunting melody - fabulous stuff.
hypnotic suggestion ' on a stage show.
Guns can become hypnotic, poetic: pulled the guns down from the rack.
Sometimes, of course, the hypnotic influence is so strong that a single treatment will produce an apparently permanent cure.
Dark makeup says hypnotic, sex kitten, mysterious, bombshell, and so much more.
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