Hyp·​nos ˈhip-nəs How to pronounce Hypnos (audio)
: the Greek god of sleep

Examples of Hypnos in a Sentence

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Word History



First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hypnos was in 1818

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“Hypnos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypnos. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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