Somnambulism



[som-nam-byuh-liz-uh m, suh m-] /sɒmˈnæm byəˌlɪz əm, səm-/
noun
1.
sleepwalking.
somnambulism
/sɒmˈnæmbjʊˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
a condition that is characterized by walking while asleep or in a hypnotic trance Also called noctambulism

somnambulism som·nam·bu·lism (sŏm-nām’byə-lĭz’əm)
n.
See sleepwalking.
som·nam’bu·lis’tic adj.

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    [som-nam-byuh-liz-uh m, suh m-] /sɒmˈnæm byəˌlɪz əm, səm-/ noun 1. sleepwalking. somnambulism /sɒmˈnæmbjʊˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. a condition that is characterized by walking while asleep or in a hypnotic trance Also called noctambulism somnambulism som·nam·bu·lism (sŏm-nām’byə-lĭz’əm) n. See sleepwalking. som·nam’bu·lis’tic adj.

  • Somnifacient

    [som-nuh-fey-shuh nt] /ˌsɒm nəˈfeɪ ʃənt/ adjective 1. causing or inducing sleep. noun 2. a drug or other agent that induces or tends to induce sleep. somnifacient som·ni·fa·cient (sŏm’nə-fā’shənt) adj. Tending to produce sleep; soporific. som’ni·fa’cient n.



  • Somniferous

    adjective 1. bringing or inducing sleep, as drugs or influences. adjective 1. (rare) tending to induce sleep somniferous som·nif·er·ous (sŏm-nĭf’ər-əs) adj. Inducing sleep; soporific.

  • Somnific

    adjective 1. causing sleep; soporific; somniferous.



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