sleepwalking


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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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