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

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of presleep was in 1925

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“Presleep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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