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See definition of mesmerism on Dictionary.com
  • as inanimal magnetism
  • as inhypnotism
  • as inmagnetism

synonyms for mesmerism

  • attractiveness
  • aura
  • beguilement
  • bewitchery
  • charisma
  • charm
  • hypnotic attraction
  • it
  • magnetism
  • odyl
  • odylic force
  • personal appeal
  • pizazz
  • sex appeal
  • sexiness
  • sexual attraction
  • fascination
  • hypnosis
  • hypnotherapy
  • suggestion
  • autohypnosis
  • deep sleep
  • hypnonanalysis
  • spell-casting
  • allure
  • charisma
  • appeal
  • attraction
  • draw
  • enchantment
  • fascination
  • glamour
  • hypnotism
  • influence
  • lure
  • magic
  • power
  • pull
  • spell
  • witchcraft
  • witchery
  • captivatingness
  • drawing power
  • seductiveness
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How to use mesmerism in a sentence

All this I admit to be the fever of the mind—a waking dream—an illusion to which mesmerism or magic is but a frivolity.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The perpetual presence of all this beauty has somewhat the effect of mesmerism or chloroform.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The lady who is the subject of it is a relation of the writer, and is no believer in the "Mysteries of Mesmerism."
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
"Now this is pure mesmerism, I declare," said the colonel, on whom not a gesture of the Takur was lost.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Mr. Y—— was a novice in our Society and looked with distrust even on such phenomena as can be pro-duced by mesmerism.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
She used no wiles, practised no arts—her subtle mesmerism was the unseen power of the lodestone.
THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
So this more spiritual sensibility dwelt in Helen as the latent mesmerism in water, as the invisible fairy in an enchanted ring.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Others here are now experimenting, and I think mesmerism is the coming fashionable fad.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, JANUARY 1888VARIOUS
Yes; I suppose it is mesmerism, magnetism, or something of the sort.
THE WHITE ROSE OF MEMPHISWILLIAM C. FALKNER
Before hypnotism was developed they were cured by mesmerism.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MESMERISM

  • attractiveness
  • aura
  • beguilement
  • bewitchery
  • charisma
  • charm
  • hypnotic attraction
  • it
  • magnetism
  • mesmerism
  • odyl
  • odylic force
  • personal appeal
  • pizazz
  • sex appeal
  • sexiness
  • sexual attraction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.