mesmerist mesmerist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who induces hypnosis

Usage(s):

  1. Willy Sachs, famed Berlin mesmerist, was summoned at a cost of $25 per visit.
  2. In the old West mansion in Boston, he built a soundproof subterranean sleeping chamber, hired a mesmerist to put him to sleep.
  3. She considered hiring a mesmerist to hypnotize Pinson into submission.

Quotes

  • "Now he's training to be a mesmerist," says Honeysuckle. "He was told at a party that he had the perfect voice for hypnotism. I wonder if he's been hypnotising me all this time to fall in love with him. If that's the case, he's done a very...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Honeysuckle Weeks Source: Daily Mail

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