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  • hypnogogic — adjective sleep inducing • Syn: ↑soporific, ↑soporiferous, ↑somniferous, ↑somnific, ↑hypnagogic • Similar to: ↑depressant • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypnogogic — hyp·no·gog·ic (hĭp nə gŏjʹĭk, gōʹjĭk) adj. Variant of hypnagogic. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypnogogic — adj. before sleep, relating to the state just before falling asleep; happening while falling asleep; inducing sleep; causing drowsiness; sleepy, lethargic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypnogogic — hyp·no·gog·ic …   English syllables

  • Hypnagogia — (Greek ὕπνος, húpnos sleep + the root found in ἄγω, ágō to lead away, conduct, convey , ἀγωγεύς, agōgeús conveyor , ἀγωγή, agōgḗ abduction, transport, leading away etc.), often misspelled hypnogogia , is a term coined by Alfred Maury for the… …   Wikipedia

  • hypnagogic — also hypnogogic adjective Etymology: French hypnagogique, from Greek hypn + agōgos leading, inducing, from agein to lead more at agent Date: 1886 of, relating to, or occurring in the period of drowsiness immediately preceding sleep < hypnagogic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hypnos — In Greek mythology, Hypnos (Ὕπνος) was the personification of sleep; the Roman equivalent was known as Somnus. His twin was Thanatos ( death ); their mother was the goddess Nyx ( night ). His palace was a dark cave where the sun never shines. At… …   Wikipedia

  • Lucid dream — A lucid dream is a dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming. The term was coined by the Dutch psychiatrist and writer Frederik (Willem) van Eeden (1860–1932).[1] In a lucid dream, the dreamer can actively participate in and manipulate… …   Wikipedia

  • Thanatos — In Greek mythology, Thanatos (in Ancient Greek, θάνατος ndash; Death ) was the Daemon personification of Death and Mortality. He was a minor figure in Greek mythology, often referred to but rarely appearing in person. His name is transliterated… …   Wikipedia

  • Abduction phenomenon — The term abduction phenomenon describes claims of non human creatures kidnapping individuals and temporarily removing them from familiar terrestrial surroundings. People alleged to have been abducted are called abductees or experiencers. The… …   Wikipedia

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