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Meaning of INSOMNIA

Pronunciation:  in'sâmneeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
 

INSOMNIA is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Antonyms: hypersomnia
 
 See Also: sleep disorder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*som"ni*a\, n. [L., fr. insomnis sleepless; pref.
in- not + somnus sleep.]
Want of sleep; inability to sleep; wakefulness;
sleeplessness.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Inability to sleep.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, or nonrestorative sleep, for at least 1 month.
 
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