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in·som·ni·a

 (ĭn-sŏm′nē-ə)
n.
Chronic inability to fall asleep or remain asleep for an adequate length of time.

[Latin īnsomnia, from īnsomnis, sleepless : in-, not; see in-1 + somnus, sleep; see swep- in Indo-European roots.]

insomnia

(ɪnˈsɒmnɪə)
n
chronic inability to fall asleep or to enjoy uninterrupted sleep.
[C18: from Latin, from insomnis sleepless, from somnus sleep]
inˈsomnious adj

in•som•ni•a

(ɪnˈsɒm ni ə)

n.
difficulty in falling or staying asleep, esp. when chronic.
[1685–95; < Latin, derivative of insomn(is) sleepless =in- in-3 + somnus sleep]
in•som′ni•ac`, n., adj.

insomnia

Difficulty in falling or staying asleep. It can be caused by stress, drinking too much coffee, or taking too little exercise, or it may be a symptom of a physical or mental disorder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insomnia - an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
hypersomnia - an inability to stay awake

insomnia

noun sleeplessness, restlessness, wakefulness For some people, insomnia is a chronic affliction.
Related words
adjective agrypnotic
Translations
أَرَقٌأرَق
nespavost
søvnløshed
unettomuus
nesanica
svefnleysi
不眠症
불면증
blogai miegantisnemiga
bezmiegs
besanicanesanica
sömnlöshet
โรคนอนไม่หลับ
chứng mất ngủ

insomnia

[ɪnˈsɒmnɪə] Ninsomnio m

insomnia

[ɪnˈsɒmniə] ninsomnie f
to suffer from insomnia → souffrir d'insomnie

insomnia

insomnia

[ɪnˈsɒmnɪə] ninsonnia

insomnia

(inˈsomniə) noun
inability to sleep. She takes sleeping-pills as she suffers from insomnia.
inˈsomniac (-ak) noun, adjective
(of) a person who suffers from insomnia.

insomnia

أَرَقٌ nespavost søvnløshed Schlaflosigkeit αϋπνία insomnio unettomuus insomnie nesanica insonnia 不眠症 불면증 slapeloosheid søvnløshet bezsenność insónia, insônia бессонница sömnlöshet โรคนอนไม่หลับ uykusuzluk chứng mất ngủ 失眠

in·som·ni·a

n. insomnio, desvelo.

insomnia

n insomnio
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