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EtymologyEdit

oneiro- +‎ -logy, historically from Latin oneirologia from Ancient Greek ὄνειρος (óneiros, dream)

NounEdit

oneirology (countable and uncountable, plural oneirologies)

  1. The study of dreams and their interpretation.

Usage notesEdit

Oneirology should not be confused with sleep research, which studies sleep as neurophysiological phenomenon. Oneirology is more concerned with dreams as personal experience and their interpretation.

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