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Definition of "hypnogogic" []

  • Variant of hypnagogic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hypnogogic" in a sentence
  • "We are told to pay heed to the “interval between the waking-state and the sleeping-state,” the twilight states of mind psychology calls hypnogogic and hypnopompic."
  • "I always hear voices in my head when I'm lying in bed at home ready to sleep, in what I think is called the hypnogogic state."
  • "I also watch brilliant mutating spectacles on my closed eyelids, so-called hypnogogic hallucinations, that usher me into sleep."
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