somnolence


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som·no·lence

 (sŏm′nə-ləns)
n.
A state of drowsiness; sleepiness.

somnolence

the condition of drowsiness or sleepiness. Also somnolency, somnolism. — somnolent, adj.
See also: Sleep
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.somnolence - a very sleepy state; "sleepiness causes many driving accidents"
temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time
oscitance, oscitancy - drowsiness and dullness manifested by yawning
Translations

somnolence

[ˈsɒmnələns] Nsomnolencia f

somnolence

nSchläfrigkeit f; the heavy somnolence of this summer’s daydie bleierne Schwere dieses Sommertages

somnolence

[ˈsɒmnələns] n (liter) → sonnolenza

som·no·lence

, somnolency
n. somnolencia.

somnolence

n somnolencia
References in classic literature ?
The nervous excitement of which we speak pursued Valentine even in her sleep, or rather in that state of somnolence which succeeded her waking hours; it was then, in the silence of night, in the dim light shed from the alabaster lamp on the chimney-piece, that she saw the shadows pass and repass which hover over the bed of sickness, and fan the fever with their trembling wings.
Thus, they could not understand his excessive somnolence in the forenoon, nor his excessive activity at night.
Then there is least somnolence in us; and for an hour, at least, some part of us awakes which slumbers all the rest of the day and night.
This somnolence did I disturb when I taught that NO ONE YET KNOWETH what is good and bad:--unless it be the creating one!
The gnawing of profound discomfort existed side by side with an incredible disposition to somnolence, as though he had been buffeted and worried into drowsiness.
The most common adverse reactions are dizziness, somnolence, nausea, fatigue, insomnia and dry mouth.
The most common adverse reactions across all LYRICA clinical trials are dizziness, somnolence, dry mouth, edema, blurred vision, weight gain, constipation, euphoric mood, balance disorder, increased appetite, and thinking abnormal (primarily difficulty with concentration/attention).
Self-reported somnolence, poorer sleep quality, and sleep problems were significantly correlated with higher levels of amyloid deposition in the cortex overall and in four sub-regions that are typically affected in Alzheimer's disease (P less than .
Selon les premiers elements des enquetes de la Gendarmerie nationale, la somnolence au volant, l'exces de vitesse et l'absence d'entretien des vehicules en sont les principales causes.
The most common adverse events reported in Lyrica-treated patients were headache, dizziness, insomnia, somnolence, nausea and fatigue.
The adverse events most frequently reported including somnolence (49%), peripheral edema (34%), fall (28%), nausea (25%) and dizziness (25%).
Wellbutrin XL is not associated with serotonergic side-effects which may cause patients to discontinue therapy, such as sexual dysfunction, weight gain and somnolence.