- Denoting the occurrence of visions or dreams during the drowsy state following sleep. [hypno- + G. pompe, procession]
* * *hyp·no·pom·pic -'päm-pik adj associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking <\hypnopompic illusions> compare HYPNAGOGIC
* * *adj.
* * *hyp·no·pom·pic (hip″no-pomґpik) [hypno- + Gr. pompē a sending away, a sending home] persisting after sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring on awakening.
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hypnopompic — [hip΄nō päm′pik] adj. [ HYPNO + Gr pompē, procession (see POMP) + IC] designating or of the state intermediate between sleep and complete awakening [hypnopompic visions] … English World dictionary
hypnopompic — pertaining to the state of consciousness when awaking from sleep, 1901, from HYPNO (Cf. hypno ) sleep + Gk. pompe sending away, from pempein to send … Etymology dictionary
Hypnopompic — A hypnopompic state (or hypnopomp) is the state of consciousness leading out of sleep, a term coined by the spiritualist Frederick Myers. Its twin is the hypnagogic state at sleep onset; though often conflated the two states are not identical.… … Wikipedia
hypnopompic — adjective Etymology: hypn + Greek pompē act of sending more at pomp Date: circa 1901 associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking < hypnopompic illusions > … New Collegiate Dictionary
hypnopompic — |hipnə|pämpik adjective Etymology: hypn + pomp (from Greek pompē act of sending, escort, procession) + ic more at pomp : dispelling sleep : of, relating to, or associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking hypnopompic dreams opposed to … Useful english dictionary
hypnopompic — /hip neuh pom pik/, adj. Psychol. of or pertaining to the semiconscious state prior to complete wakefulness. [1900 05; HYPNO + Gk pomp(é) sending away (see POMP) + IC] * * * … Universalium
hypnopompic — adjective Referring to the state of consciousness before becoming completely awake … Wiktionary
hypnopompic — [ˌhɪpnə(ʊ) pɒmpɪk] adjective Psychology relating to the state immediately preceding waking up. Origin early 20th cent.: from Gk hupnos sleep + pompē sending away + ic … English new terms dictionary
hypnopompic — hyp·no·pom·pic … English syllables
hypnopompic — adj.; see imagery … The new mediacal dictionary