Hypno definition

hipnō, hipnə
Sleep.

Hypnophobia.

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Hypnosis.

Hypnoanalysis.

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Sleep.

Hypnology.

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Hypnotism.

Hypnotherapy.

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Origin of hypno

  • < Gr hypnos, sleep < IE *supnos < base *swep-, to sleep > L sopire, to lull to sleep, OE swefan, to sleep

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek hupnos sleep swep- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition