hypno-


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hypno-

or hypn-
pref.
1. Sleep: hypnophobia.
2. Hypnosis: hypnoanalysis.

[From Greek hupnos, sleep; see swep- in Indo-European roots.]

hypno-

or before a vowel

hypn-

combining form
1. indicating sleep: hypnophobia.
2. relating to hypnosis: hypnotherapy.
[from Greek hupnos sleep]

hypno-

a combining form meaning “sleep,” “hypnosis”: hypnotherapy.
Also, esp. before a vowel,hypn-.
[< Greek hýpno(s) sleep; see Hypnos]
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