presleep

adjective
pre·​sleep | \ ˌprē-ˈslēp How to pronounce presleep (audio) \
variants: or pre-sleep

Definition of presleep

: of, relating to, or occurring in the time before sleep developed a presleep routine the effects of presleep television viewing Psychologists have demonstrated that some control of dream content is possible by making suggestions to subjects in the presleep period …Introduction To Psychology, 9th Edition

First Known Use of presleep

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Presleep.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presleep. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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