Word of the week: Mesmeric

Word: Mesmeric

You Pronounce it: mez-mer-ik

Definition: adjective
1. produced by mesmerism; hypnotic.
2. compelling; fascinating.

Or:

3. causing a person to become completely transfixed and unaware of anything else around them.
“she found herself staring into his mesmeric gaze”

I found it:

While reading The Beetle by Richard Marsh when he says,

“I was far, yet, from being my own man; I realised that he exercised on me a degree of mesmeric force which I had never dreamed that one creature could exercise on another; but, at least, I was no longer in doubt as to whether I was or was not dead. I knew I was alive.” (28)

Works Cited:

http://www.dictionary.com/browse/mesmeric

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