Definition of hypnopaedia in English:

hypnopaedia

(US hypnopedia)

noun

  • [mass noun] Learning by hearing while asleep or under hypnosis.

    • ‘At one point, yet another simultaneous situation is added to the collage of dialogue: the voices of hypnopaedia.’
    • ‘Lenina, true to her hypnopaedia, remarks what an ugly color khaki is.’
    • ‘He was the catalyst for the discovery of hypnopaedia, or sleep-teaching.’
    • ‘We may need to shock her into unconsciousness and reinstate hypnopaedia during this final month.’

Pronunciation:

hypnopaedia

/ˌhɪpnəʊˈpiːdɪə/