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Definitions of mesmerism:

part of speech: noun

Art of mesmerizing.

part of speech: noun

The art of inducing a state of complete coma or insensibility, or of somnambulism, in which the operator claims to control the actions, and communicate directly with the mind, of the recipient; the doctrine of animal magnetism.

part of speech: noun

The art of causing in another an unnatural state of the nervous system resembling sleep, in which the thoughts and actions of the patient are controlled by the will of the operator; hypnotism.

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