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hypnology

[ hip-nol-uh-jee ]
/ hɪpˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the science dealing with the phenomena of sleep.

Nearby words

hypnogenic spot, hypnograph, hypnoid, hypnoidal, hypnolepsy, hypnology, hypnone, hypnopaedia, hypnopedia, hypnophobia, hypnopompic

Origin of hypnology

First recorded in 1885–90; hypno- + -logy
Related formshyp·no·log·ic [hip-nl-oj-ik] /ˌhɪp nlˈɒdʒ ɪk/, hyp·no·log·i·cal, adjectivehyp·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hypnology

hypnology

/ (hɪpˈnɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

psychol the study of sleep and hypnosis
Derived Formshypnologic (ˌhɪpnəˈlɒdʒɪk) or hypnological, adjectivehypnologist, noun
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