Hypnopompic definition

hĭpnə-pŏmpĭk
Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep.
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Designating or of the state intermediate between sleep and complete wakefulness.

Hypnopompic visions.

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Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep.
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Referring to the state of consciousness before becoming completely awake.
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Origin of hypnopompic

  • From hypno– Greek pompē a sending away pomp

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