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sleep·walk·ing

 (slēp′wô′kĭng)
n.
The act or an instance of walking or performing another activity associated with wakefulness while asleep or in a sleeplike state. Also called noctambulism, somnambulism.

sleep•walk•ing

(ˈslipˌwɔ kɪŋ)

n.
the act or state of walking while asleep; somnambulism.
[1790–1800]
sleep′walk`, v.i. -walked, -walk•ing.
sleep′walk`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleepwalking - walking by a person who is asleepsleepwalking - walking by a person who is asleep  
walk, walking - the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
sleeping - the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

sleepwalking

noun somnambulism, noctambulation, noctambulism, somnambulation When she was stressed, her sleepwalking started up again.
Translations
unissakävely

sleepwalking

[ˈsliːpˌwɔːkɪŋ] Nsonambulismo m

sleepwalking

[ˈsliːpˌwɔːkɪŋ] nsonnambulismo

sleep·walk·ing

n. sonambulismo.

sleepwalking

n sonambulismo (form), (el) caminar dormido
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Study leader Dr Oliver Kannape, a lecturer in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Central Lancashire, said: "Traditionally, little has been known about daytime markers of sleepwalking, mostly because of the difficulty in investigating this condition experimentally.
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The veteran Labour MP said: "Can I beg the Prime Minister at this crucial time in our country's history to listen to the many friends we have in Europe and in the rest of the world who fear we are sleepwalking zombie-like to a disastrous deal with Europe.
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She told the trial he told her he thought he might have been sleepwalking and he had touched a friend's girlfriend and kissed the woman's sister while sleepwalking in the past.
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THE Royal Navy discharged five sailors last year for sleepwalking, it has been disclosed.
The document, from the Navy Command Secretariat in Portsmouth, did not say whether any sailors had injured themselves or their colleagues while sleepwalking.
TOM QUEALLY was keeping a low profile yesterday following widespread media coverage of Monday's court proceedings at which he claimed to have been sleepwalking when drink driving, writes Graham Green.
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