One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who carries out hypnosis, either for medical reasons or for entertainment.‘a stage hypnotist’‘an expert clinician and skilled hypnotist’
- ‘He offers his assistance as a hypnotist to regress the amnesiac back to the point of her nightmares, hopefully sparking her memory.’
- ‘The stage hypnotist selects the candidates, who go along with the suggestion and cannot get their hands apart until he tells them, "Now, it's okay to relax and separate them".’
- ‘Stage hypnotists are popular attractions at bars and comedy clubs.’
- ‘He knows that his real suspect is some sort of master hypnotist.’
- ‘A sideshow hypnotist erases her memory of her life in the African treetops and convinces her that she and Lyle are husband and wife.’
- ‘He is a well-established hypnotist and has had a television show in Australia.’
- ‘Putting your faith in the hypnotist seems to be a large part of why it works.’
- ‘The star attraction was a hypnotist.’
- ‘He has tried a hypnotist for his compulsion but that didn't seem to help.’
- ‘This would be similar to the amazing case of the woman who was put in an altered state of consciousness by an amateur hypnotist in 1952.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.