Word of the Day🌄: mesmerism

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a compelling attraction; fascination.
hypnosis as induced, according to F. A. Mesmer, through animal magnetism.

Mesmerism is an eponym formed on the basis of Austrian physician Friedrich Anton Mesmer, who popularized the notion of inducing a hypnotic state by animal magnetism. It entered English in the late 1700s.

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