- of or relating to drowsiness.
- inducing drowsiness.
Origin of hypnagogic
Related Words for hypnagogicsurreal, hypnagogic, hypnotic, narcotic, somnolent, soporific, somniferous, soporiferous
Examples from the Web for hypnagogic
Contemporary Examples of hypnagogic
Nighttime “visitations” may be chalked up to sleep deprivation, to hypnagogic or hypnopompic hallucinations.A Night with The Conjuring’s Ed & Lorraine Warren
August 18, 2013
Historical Examples of hypnagogic
On the contrary, hypnagogic illusion is, with me, a decided phenomenon.
The first is hypnagogic hallucination, the second coloured audition.
And there are crystal-seers who are not subject to hypnagogic illusions.
These ‘hypnagogic illusions’ Pontus de Tyard described in a pretty sonnet, more than three hundred years ago.
For bad visualisers, on the other hand, the vividness of these hypnagogic pictures may be absolutely a revelation.Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death
Frederick W. H. Myers
Word Origin for hypnagogic
- Inducing sleep; soporific.
- Of or relating to the state of drowsiness preceding sleep.
- Relating to the images or hallucinations sometimes perceived during this state.