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Meaning of SOMNAMBULISM

Pronunciation:  sâm'nambyû`lizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  walking by a person who is asleep
 

SOMNAMBULISM is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: noctambulation, noctambulism, sleepwalking, somnambulation
 
 See Also: sleeping, walk, walking

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Som*nam"bu*lism\, n. [Cf. F. somnambulisme. See
{Somnambulation}.]
A condition of the nervous system in which an individual
during sleep performs actions approppriate to the waking
state; a state of sleep in which some of the senses and
voluntary powers are partially awake; noctambulism.

 

 

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