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Synonyms for hypnotized

having your attention fixated as though by a spell

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Published in the online journal PLoS ONE, the study was done by researchers from Finland's University of Turku and Aalto University and Sweden's University of Skovde on a very highly hypnotizable participant who can be hypnotized and dehypnotized by just using a one-word cue.
He then hypnotized her and decamped with the ornaments.
In general, those who weren't hypnotized showed more activity in more parts of their brains than those who were.
The downstairs, or "unconscious," level of the show included video documentation of a trance performance, Untitled (Matt Mullican Under Hypnosis: Geneva), that was staged in 2003 at the Centre pour l'Image Contemporaine, Geneva, where Mullican was hypnotized by a Jungian skeletons, chips of the crystal used in radios, assorted insects, and a nautilus fossil.
Brainwashed, hypnotized, or just a venal little weasel with a Napoleonic complex feebly trying to take down the most compassionate Administration in the nation's history with a tapestry of falsehoods, prevarications, and perjurious distortions.
It's not sleep, because a hypnotized person is conscious and alert, but the person is better able to tune out extraneous stimuli.
Later census records give the name of John Smith, aged 30, a fisherman married to Elizabeth and while hypnotized Bood called his wife Betsy or Bessie.
I was hypnotized by the city, and by this looming paradigm of disrespect," says Temkin.
In the Farrelly brothers' most tasteful comedy, Hal (Jack Black) and his pal Mauricio (Jason Alexander) are the sort of relationship foul-ups usually found waiting behind the curtain on Jerry Springer, and Rosemary (Gwyneth Paltrow) is a gold-hearted lass trapped in a 400-pound fat suit When Hal, whose dying father made him promise to date only gorgeous women, is hypnotized to see people's inner beauty, he falls head over heels for a flabbergasted and ultimately charmed Rosemary.
Other physicians scoffed at his claims, charging that his patients had been hypnotized.
The blame falls at least partially on the victims themselves: "If there hadn't been this powerful receptive response and the hypnotized hadn't wanted to be hypnotized, the venture wouldn't have been so spectacularly successful.
The twenty-five-member board of directors was hypnotized by Guggenheim's boasts of years at Choate, Princeton, and Fordham Law; of homes in Newport and Europe, his board positions at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Opera, the Guggenheim Museum (of course)--and most of all, his love for dance.
Gangsta Boo, the former first lady of Memphis' Hypnotized Minds Camp, is set to release her third album "Enquiring Minds 2 The Soap Opera" on September 23rd, 2003.
When we are hypnotized, we are more receptive to suggestions.
In later tests, the easily hypnotized individuals identified clashing colors faster than the other study participants did.