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hypnopedia

[hip-nuh-pee-dee-uh] /ˌhɪp nəˈpi di ə/
noun
Origin of hypnopedia
1930-1935
1930-35; hypno- + Greek paideía child-rearing, education, derivative of paîs, stem paid- child
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  • Emotion and memory being moulded into something else by hypnopedia.

    Turning Point Alfred Coppel
Word Origin and History for hypnopedia
n.

also hypnopaedia, "sleep-learning," 1932, from Greek hypnos "sleep" (see somnolence) + paideia "education" (see pedo-).

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