statuvolence

STATUVOLENCE

[noun]

self-hypnosis (“autohypnosis”) - a form, process or result of hypnosis which is self-induced, and normally makes use of self-suggestion (“autosuggestion”). Hypnosis is an artificially induced trance state resembling sleep, characterised by heightened susceptibility to suggestion.

Etymology: status hypnoticus (hypnosis) + Latin volens (to wish).

[Maxim Verehin]