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hypnology

(hɪpˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Psychology) the study of sleep and hypnosis
hypnologic, ˌhypnoˈlogical adj
hypˈnologist n

hyp•nol•o•gy

(hɪpˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science dealing with the phenomena of sleep.
[1885–90]
hyp`no•log′ic (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪk) hyp`no•log′i•cal, adj.
hyp•nol′o•gist, n.

hypnology

the science dealing with the phenomena of sleep and hypnotism. See also hypnosis. — hypnologist, n. — hypnologic, hypnological, adj.
See also: Sleep

hypnology

The study of sleep and hypnosis.
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But "Snoring for the Million" also provides Dickens--a writer with a more than passing interest in mesmerism (3)--with the incidental pleasure of indulging in hypnological fantasy on a grand scale; it grants its author permission to dream of Britain as a sedated nation, a kingdom of sleep whose solitary waking citizen is the arch-hypnologist, Dickens himself.
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