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hypnopedia

[hip-nuh-pee-dee-uh]
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noun
  1. sleep learning.

Origin of hypnopedia

1930–35; hypno- + Greek paideía child-rearing, education, derivative of paîs, stem paid- child
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Examples from the Web for hypnopedia

Historical Examples

  • Emotion and memory being moulded into something else by hypnopedia.

    Turning Point

    Alfred Coppel


Word Origin and History for hypnopedia

n.

also hypnopaedia, "sleep-learning," 1932, from Greek hypnos "sleep" (see somnolence) + paideia "education" (see pedo-).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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