Definition of Mesmer
1. Noun. Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815).
Generic synonyms: Doc, Doctor, Dr., Md, Medico, Physician
Derivative terms: Mesmerise, Mesmerize
Medical Definition of Mesmer
1. F. A., Austrian physician, 1733-1815. See: mesmerism. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Mesmer
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1. Franklin in France by Edward Everett Hale (1888)
"L with regard to Mesmer is so curious, and involves so much detail, ... It is rather interesting to observe, that, though Mesmer came to Paris with his ..."
2. Franklin in France by Edward Everett Hale (1888)
"It is rather interesting to observe, that, though Mesmer came to Pa'ria with his theory or invention as early as the year 1778, either Paris was engaged ..."
3. Epitome of the history of medicine by Roswell Park (1901)
"Frank Mesmer, born near Lake Constance, in 1754, was early a victim of ... At these séances Mesmer appeared in lilac-colored clothes and professed to ..."
4. Press Reference Library (Southwest Ed.) ...: Being the Portraits and by Los Angeles examiner, Los Angeles (1912)
"3, 1855, the son of Louis Mesmer and Katherine (Forst) Mesmer; married Rose ... Mr. Mesmer has twice served in a public capacity, once as a member of the ..."
5. The Law of Psychic Phenomena: A Working Hypothesis for the Systematic Study by Thomson Jay Hudson (1908)
"Mesmer's Career. —The Academicians. — The Successors of Mesmer. ... Since the time when Mesmer first brought his discoveries to the attention of the ..."
6. Press Reference Library: Notables of the Southwest, Being the Portraits and (1912)
"3, 1855. the son of ££ Louis Mesmer and Katherine (Forst) Mesmer; married Rose ... Mr. Mesmer has twice served in a public capacity, once as a member of the ..."