a combining form meaning “sleep,” “hypnosis,” used in the formation of compound words: hypnotherapy.
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What does "dignity" mean?
Also especially before a vowel, hypn-.
Origin of hypno-
) sleep; see Hypnos
Words nearby hypno-
, hypnagogic state
, hypnogenic spot
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
How to use hypno- in a sentence
As soon as we could furnish hypno-mech indoctrination in Kharanda to other psychists, I sent them along.
Hypno-surgery sees to it the guys who went through the thing won't talk about it.
Doc, are you sure your boys have hypo'd, couched, and hypno'd the Leo crew with everything you've got?
Lucy, go to bed and turn on the hypno and try to get some sleep.
British Dictionary definitions for hypno-
relating to hypnosishypnotherapy
Word Origin for hypno-
from Greek hupnos sleep
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Medical definitions for hypno-
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