Nearby words

  1. hypnoidal,
  2. hypnolepsy,
  3. hypnology,
  4. hypnone,
  5. hypnopaedia,
  6. hypnophobia,
  7. hypnopompic,
  8. hypnos,
  9. hypnosis,
  10. hypnotherapist

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

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

    Turning Point|Alfred Coppel

Word Origin and History for hypnopedia



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

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