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-n. 4. anesthetic, gas, anesthesia; sedative, tranquilizer, depressant, calmative, soother, Sl. downer; soporific, sleeping pill, somnifacient, sleeping draft, Sl. sleeper, sleep-bringer, opiate, barbituate, Sl. goof-ball; All Sl. knockout drops, Mickey Finn, blue, blue devil, blue angel.

hypnotism, n. 1. mesmerism, hypnology, hypnotic suggestion, autosuggestion; od, odyle, magnetism.
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hypnosis, somnipathy. See - hypnosis (def. 1).

hypnotist, n. hypnotizer, mesmerist, mesmerizer, Mesmer, Rasputin, Svengali; charmer, spellbinder, enchanter, enchantress.

hypnotize, v. 1. stupefy, put to sleep, drug, Sl. dope, narcotize, benumb, put under; calm, sedate, anesthetize, Sl. knock out.
2. entrance, cast a spell over, captivate, fascinate, charm, spellbind; enthrall, ensorcell, bewitch, witch, enchant, enrapture, transport, carry away.
3. engage, engross, involve, rivet, hold, absorb; hold one's attention, monopolize one's attention, engage one's thoughts.

hypochondria, n. 1. imagined ill-health, valetudinarianism, anxiety, neurosis, psychoneurosis.
2.
depression, melancholy, Psychiatry, melancholia, Psychiatry, hypochondriasis, despondency, doldrums, dejection, low spirits, megrims, the blues, Archaic. hyp.

hypochondriac, adj. 1. melancholy, melancholic, melancholiac, depressed, dejected, dispirited, vaporish, disconsolate, sad, gloomy; listless, mopish, spiritless, undone, cheerless; valetudinary, hypochondriacal, malingering, anxious, worried, neurotic, psychoneurotic, preoccupied, obsessed.
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2. melancholiac, mope, malingerer, Inf. wor-rywart, Inf. big baby.

hypocrisy, n. 1. false goodness, pietism, sanctimony, sanctimoniousness, Tartuffery, pharisaism, Relig. formalism; cant, lip-service, mouth-honor; sophistry, speciousness; false profession, pretense, pretext; pretension, pretending, faking, feigning, shamming, malingering.
2. falseness, untruthfulness, deceptiveness, dishonesty, insincerity, mealy-mouthedness, trickiness; charlatanry, quackery, fraud; deceit, deception, dissimulation, duplicity; guile, chicanery, double-dealing, ambidexterity, two-facedness; deceitfulness, underhandedness, indirection, mendacity; affectation, false front, crocodile tears, Judas kiss; dissembling, disguising, covering up.

hypocrite, n. 1. pharisee, pietist, tartuffe, religionist, Holy Willie, Relig. formalist; canter, lip server.
2.
faker, imposter, whited sepulcher, deceiver, Inf. phony, saint abroad and a devil at home, mountebank, charlatan, quack, empiric, Australian, bunyip; feigner, pretender, dissembler, malingerer, imitator; cheat, deceiver, swindler, confidence man, Inf. con man; informer, traitor, Judas; wolf in sheep's clothing, ass in lion's skin.

hypocritical, adj. 1. insincere, disingenuous, deceitful, deceptive, crocodilian, untruthful, hollow, lying, false, mendacious, mealy-mouthed; dishonest, underhanded, untrustworthy; perfidious, treacherous, traitorous, faithless, Punic, treasonable; double-dealing, guileful, two-faced, double-faced, Janus-faced; smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, slippery; dissembling, dissimulating, pretending, feigning, faking; affected, pretentious, assuming, mannered, unnatural.
2.
pharisaic, Pharisaical, sanctimonious, pietistic, unctuous; canting, lip-serving; puritanical, self-righteous.

hypothesis, n. 1. theory, theorem, thesis, axiom, proposition, postulate, postulation.

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