Definition of Mesmerized

1. Adjective. Having your attention fixated as though by a spell.




Definition of Mesmerized

1. Adjective. Spellbound or enthralled. ¹

2. Adjective. Hypnotized. ¹

3. Verb. (past of mesmerize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mesmerized

1. mesmerize [v] - See also: mesmerize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesmerized

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mesmerisations
mesmerise
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mesmerises
mesmerising
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mesmerism
mesmerisms
mesmerist
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mesmerization
mesmerizations
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mesmerized (current term)
mesmerizer
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meso-
meso-cystine

Literary usage of Mesmerized

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"But apart from this the fundamental features are the same, whether a man or a frog be mesmerized. The primary point is, as I have said, the paralysis of the ..."

2. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"Lying on my hotel bed, mesmerized by the lazy turns of the ceiling fan, I pondered the possibility that I was nuts. . It wasn't unheard of, even in the days ..."

3. New York Dissector (1848)
"mesmerized twice. During the morning sitting a thunder storm came on and ... mesmerized three hours and ah;ili' in the morning and two hours in the evening. ..."

4. Library of Mesmerism and Psychology by William Fishbough, John B. Newman, John Bovee Dods, Joseph W. Haddock (1874)
"From the premises laid down, and in accordance with the law of equilibrium, it will probably be said, that only few persons can be mesmerized. ..."

5. The Law of Psychic Phenomena: A Working Hypothesis for the Systematic Study by Thomson Jay Hudson (1908)
"The Elevated Moral Tone of Subjects when mesmerized. — Successful Suggestion of Suicide impossible. — The Three Normal Functions of the Subjective Mind. ..."

6. Adventures of the Ojibbeway and Ioway Indians in England, France, and by George Catlin (1852)
"... (or fish)—Jim's story of " Fish "—Experiments in mesmerism —Wash-ka-mon-ya (Jim) mesmerized—The Doctor's opinions on ..."

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