sleep talking

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleep talking - uttering speech while asleepsleep talking - uttering speech while asleep  
sleeping - the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate
unconscious process, process - a mental process that you are not directly aware of; "the process of denial"
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What we now know is that sleep talking is very similar to talking awake, in terms of correct grammar, with subordinate sentences, and silence for other[s] to answer, as in awake turn of speech,' Dr Arnulf toldMNT.
I don't think it has much to do with the languages crammed in my head; it's just the way I express myself when I'm sleep talking.
Due to sleep issues, the pregnant women may experience nightmares, sleep talking and/or sleep walking.
But Emma is alarmed to hear that she has been sleep talking.
Jones - who had claimed that previous shouting at his neighbour at night was when he was sleep talking - was yesterday fined PS120 with PS80 compensation, with PS85 costs and a PS30 surcharge.
He was obsessed with computers, to the point he would send me to sleep talking about them.
Signs of sleep apnea in children are snoring, teeth grinding, mouth breathing, frequent ear infections, enlarged tonsils and/or adenoids, bedwetting, sleep talking, sleep walking, thrashing in bed at night, night terrors, hyperactivity, ADHD and trouble focusing in school.
It also records snoring, sleep talking or any other noise/sound.
The history was positive for both a personal and family history of extensive sleep talking and somnambulism.
Dream Talk Recorder only records when you or your partner is sleep talking or snoring at night.
Sleepwalking, sleep talking, and night terrors are all part of the spectrum of parasomnias, unusual behaviors occurring during or around sleep.