hypnopompic

adjective
hyp·​no·​pom·​pic | \ ˌhip-nə-ˈpäm-pik How to pronounce hypnopompic (audio) \

Definition of hypnopompic

: associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking hypnopompic illusions

First Known Use of hypnopompic

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypnopompic

hypn- + Greek pompē act of sending — more at pomp

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The first known use of hypnopompic was circa 1901

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“Hypnopompic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypnopompic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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hypnopompic

adjective
hyp·​no·​pom·​pic | \ -ˈpäm-pik How to pronounce hypnopompic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypnopompic

: associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking hypnopompic illusions — compare hypnagogic

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