Hypnotism vs. Mesmerism

Hypnotism vs. Mesmerism — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Hypnotism and Mesmerism

Hypnotismnoun

The theory or practice of inducing hypnosis.

Mesmerismnoun

A strong or spellbinding appeal; fascination.

Hypnotismnoun

The act of inducing hypnosis.

Mesmerismnoun

Hypnotic induction believed to involve animal magnetism.

Hypnotismnoun

The art of inducing hypnosis.

Mesmerismnoun

Hypnotism.

Hypnotismnoun

the act of inducing hypnosis

Mesmerismnoun

The method or power of gaining control over someone's personality or actions, as in hypnosis or suggestion.

Mesmerismnoun

The state induced by hypnotic methods (especially that of Mesmer himself).

Mesmerismnoun

the act of inducing hypnosis