hypnopedia

noun
hyp·​no·​pe·​dia
variants: or chiefly British hypnopaedia \ ˌhip-​nə-​ˈpē-​dē-​ə How to pronounce hypnopedia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypnopedia

: instruction of a sleeping person especially by means of recorded lessons

called also sleep-learning, sleep-teaching

Other Words from hypnopedia

hypnopedic or chiefly British hypnopaedic \ -​ˈpē-​dik How to pronounce hypnopedia (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypnopedia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypnopedia. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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