Definition of Hypnogogic

1. Adjective. Sleep inducing.

Exact synonyms: Hypnagogic, Somniferous, Somnific, Soporiferous, Soporific
Similar to: Depressant
Derivative terms: Soporific



Definition of Hypnogogic

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of hypnagogic) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hypnogogic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypnogogic

hypnesthesia
hypnic
hypnics
hypno-
hypnoanalysis
hypnoanalytic
hypnobirthing
hypnocatharsis
hypnocinematograph
hypnocyst
hypnocysts
hypnodontics
hypnogenesis
hypnogenic
hypnogenic spot
hypnogogic (current term)
hypnoid
hypnoid state
hypnoidal
hypnologies
hypnologist
hypnologists
hypnology
hypnone
hypnones
hypnopaedia
hypnopaedic
hypnopedia
hypnophobia
hypnopompic

Literary usage of Hypnogogic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1914)
"I have found a similar hypnogogic condition several times in my life when I thought I was awake and on the disappearance of the hypnogogic illusions found ..."

2. Last Letters from the Living Dead Man by Elsa Barker, David Patterson Hatch (1919)
"If anybody wonders that I should admit hearing hypnogogic voices, I can only say that I regard these things rather objectively and impersonally. ..."

3. Gaillard's Medical Journal edited by Edwin Samuel Gaillard, William S. McChesney (1886)
"These hypnogogic hallucinations had continued about six months already, when in July, 1882, ... The hypnogogic hallucinations have, for more than a year, ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1904)
"The day dream shades by almost imperceptible gradations through hypnogogic states to the dream of sleep, and, as those whose mental content is fullest are ..."

5. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1907)
"The phenomenon shows a resemblance to the hypnogogic condition which often precedes or follows certain cases of sleep. It involves that action of the ..."

6. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1910)
"The hallucination of the nail in the normal state, being of the hypnogogic type, tends to show that the previous phenomena were genuine hallucinations and ..."

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