Definition of hypnopompic in English:

hypnopompic

Syllabification: hyp·no·pom·pic
Pronunciation: /ˌhipnəˈpämpik
 
/

adjective

Psychology
Of or relating to the state immediately preceding waking up.
More example sentences
  • Also the state in-between sleeping and waking is NOT the hypnagogic state but the hypnopompic state.
  • The level I am talking about is also hypnagogic & hypnopompic, because sleep brings on the same feeling of hypnosis.
  • Sleep paralysis occurs in the hypnagogic state or the hypnopompic state.

Origin

early 20th century: from Greek hupnos 'sleep' + pompē 'sending away' + -ic.

Definition of hypnopompic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: glē
noun
great delight