somnambulist


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som·nam·bu·lism

 (sŏm-năm′byə-lĭz′əm)
som·nam′bu·list n.
som·nam′bu·lis′tic adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.somnambulist - someone who walks about in their sleepsomnambulist - someone who walks about in their sleep
sleeper, slumberer - a rester who is sleeping
Translations
unissakävelijä
निद्राचारी
alvajáróholdkóros
somnambulas
somnambulsomnambulist

somnambulist

[sɒmˈnæmbjʊlɪst] Nsonámbulo/a m/f

somnambulist

nNacht- or Schlafwandler(in) m(f), → Mondsüchtige(r) mf, → Somnambule mf (spec)

somnambulist

[sɒmˈnæmbjʊlɪst] n (frm) → sonnambulo/a
References in classic literature ?
My gentle somnambulist,' said Mr Mifflin, aggrieved, 'I was doing nothing with this tiller.
It was a ramshackle affair, dragged along by a knock-kneed, broken-winded somnambulist, which his owner, in a moment of enthusiasm, during conversation, referred to as a horse.
Like a somnambulist aroused from her sleep Natasha went out of the room and, returning to her hut, fell sobbing on her bed.
With those words uttered impetuously, Will rose, put out his hand to Rosamond, still with the air of a somnambulist, and went away.
At night, asleep, he lived with the gods in colossal nightmare; and awake, in the day, he went around like a somnambulist, with absent stare, gazing upon the world he had just discovered.
So he left her to remain in the shop in a waking trance, and went away himself down the street like a somnambulist.
When they found him wandering along the hallways at night, or climbing over giddy roofs, or running in the hills, they decided he was a somnambulist.
He started like a somnambulist awakened suddenly, and there was now some meaning in his stare; a sort of alarmed speculation.
The slim one got up and walked straight at me--still knitting with down- cast eyes--and only just as I began to think of getting out of her way, as you would for a somnambulist, stood still, and looked up.
Finding the drawing-room dark, he went upstairs, and spent some time between the bedroom and the dressing-room, changing his clothes, going to and fro with the air of a thoughtful somnambulist.
He carried his head well up, but he had the expression of a somnambulist struggling with the very dream which drives him forth to wander in dangerous places.
In short, the night's work had so exhausted and worn out this actor in it, that he had become a mere somnambulist.