narcoleptic


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nar·co·lep·sy

 (när′kə-lĕp′sē)
n. pl. nar·co·lep·sies
A disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable, though often brief, attacks of deep sleep, sometimes accompanied by paralysis and hallucinations.

nar′co·lep′tic (-lĕp′tĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narcoleptic - a person who has narcolepsynarcoleptic - a person who has narcolepsy    
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
2.narcoleptic - a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleepnarcoleptic - a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep
hypnotic, soporific - a drug that induces sleep
Adj.1.narcoleptic - of or relating to narcolepsy
Translations

narcoleptic

[ˌnɑːkəʊˈleptɪk]
A. ADJnarcoléptico
B. Nnarcoléptico/a m/f

nar·co·lep·tic

a. narcoléptico-a, rel. a la narcolepsia o que padece de ella.
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