Possession vs. Hypnosis

Possession vs. Hypnosis — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Possession and Hypnosis

Possessionnoun

The act or fact of possessing.

Hypnosisnoun

An artificially induced altered state of consciousness, characterized by heightened suggestibility and receptivity to direction.

Possessionnoun

The state of being possessed

the land's possession by the town.

Hypnosisnoun

Hypnotism.

Possessionnoun

Something owned or possessed

removed his possessions from the desk.

Hypnosisnoun

A sleeplike condition.

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Possessionnoun

A territory subject to foreign control.

Hypnosisnoun

A trancelike state, artificially induced, in which a person has a heightened suggestibility, and in which suppressed memories may be experienced.

Possessionnoun

Power or control over something

possession of a firearm.

Hypnosisnoun

The art or skill of hypnotism.

Possessionnoun

Occupation or control of a piece of property, with or without ownership.

Hypnosisnoun

a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion

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Possessionnoun

A right of occupation and use

The tenant has possession of the apartment until the end of the lease.

Possessionnoun

The crime of possessing an illegal drug.

Possessionnoun

The state of being dominated or controlled by a demon or spirit.

Possessionnoun

The state of being occupied or obsessed with something, such as an idea.

Possessionnoun

Physical control of the ball or puck by a player or team.

Possessionnoun

An instance of this

Ideally, we would score on each possession.

Possessionnoun

Control or occupancy of something for which one does not necessarily have private property rights.

Possessionnoun

Something that is owned.

The car quickly became his most prized possession.I would gladly give all of my worldly possessions just to be able to do that.

Possessionnoun

Ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own.

The car is in my possession.I'm in possession of the car.

Possessionnoun

A territory under the rule of another country.

Réunion is the largest of France's overseas possessions.

Possessionnoun

The condition or affliction of being possessed by a demon or other supernatural entity.

Back then, people with psychiatric disorders were sometimes thought to be victims of demonic possession.

Possessionnoun

The condition of being under the control of strong emotion or madness.

Possessionnoun

(sports) Control of the ball; the opportunity to be on the offensive.

The scoreboard shows a little football symbol next to the name of the team that has possession.

Possessionnoun

(Australian rules football) A disposal of the ball during a game, i.e. a kick or a handball.

Possessionnoun

(linguistics) A syntactic relationship between two nouns or nominals that may be used to indicate ownership.

Some languages distinguish between a construction like 'my car', which shows alienable possession — the car could become someone else's — and one like 'my foot', which has inalienable possession — my foot will always be mine.

Possessionverb

(obsolete) To invest with property.

Possessionnoun

the act of having and controlling property

Possessionnoun

anything owned or possessed

Possessionnoun

being controlled by passion or the supernatural

Possessionnoun

a mania restricted to one thing or idea

Possessionnoun

a territory that is controllled by a ruling state

Possessionnoun

the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

Possessionnoun

(sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck);

they took possession of the ball on their own goal line