hypnophobia

[ hĭp′nə-fōbē-ə ]

n.

An abnormal fear of falling asleep.

Nearby words

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

Related formshyp′no•phobic adj.


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