hypnology

[hip-nol-uh-jee]

noun

the science dealing with the phenomena of sleep.

Nearby words

  1. hypnogenic spot,
  2. hypnograph,
  3. hypnoid,
  4. hypnoidal,
  5. hypnolepsy,
  6. hypnone,
  7. hypnopaedia,
  8. hypnopedia,
  9. hypnophobia,
  10. 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

noun

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

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