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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bedtime(noun)

    the time you go to bed


  1. bedtime(Noun)

    The time or hour at which one typically retires to bed in order to sleep.

    I'd love to stay and chat longer, but it's past my bedtime and I need some rest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bedtime(noun)

    the time to go to bed


  1. Bedtime

    Bedtime involves rituals made to help children feel more secure, and become accustomed toward a comparatively more rigid sleep schedule than they would otherwise establish. Such rituals may be involved to a greater or lesser extent. Bedtime for children may become a positive ritual including: ⁕Bathing and Oral hygiene ⁕Bedtime story ⁕Songs, nursery rhymes or a lullaby ⁕Getting dressed in pajamas ⁕Talking about the day, and plans for tomorrow In some families, bedtime is an important bonding period for parents and children. The routines of bedtime can be an opportunity to spend quality time with a child, discussing emotional concepts such as views of daytime experiences, expressing interests as plans for the next day, and learning, for example with a book. It plays a key part in many parenting styles.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedtime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedtime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bedtime in a Sentence

  1. Sanam Hafeez:

    While wintertime SAD can make people feel sluggish, people with summertime SAD can feel an energy surge at bedtime.

  2. Natalie Dautovich:

    It's the ideal time to engage in a nap because you're sleepy, but still far enough away from bedtime that you'll have the drive to sleep at night.

  3. Harriet Hiscock:

    They can certainly take the first steps, i.e., establishing good sleep hygiene by ensuring a bedtime routine, set bedtime and a media-free bedroom.

  4. New Mexico anthropologist Gandhi Yetish:

    I visited study participants in their homes each morning to conduct short, 10-minute interviews on their pre-bedtime activities, fatigue, dreams and other sleep-related issues.

  5. Natalie Dautovich:

    We know that consuming alcohol within two to three hours of bedtime can actually have an adverse effect on sleep, a rebound effect that causes people to wake up and have restless sleep.

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