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in·som·ni·a

 (ĭn-sŏm′nē-ə)
n.
Chronic inability to fall asleep or remain asleep for an adequate length of time.

[Latin īnsomnia, from īnsomnis, sleepless : in-, not; see in-1 + somnus, sleep; see swep- in Indo-European roots.]
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insomnia

(ɪnˈsɒmnɪə)
n
chronic inability to fall asleep or to enjoy uninterrupted sleep.
[C18: from Latin, from insomnis sleepless, from somnus sleep]
inˈsomnious adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

in•som•ni•a

(ɪnˈsɒm ni ə)

n.
difficulty in falling or staying asleep, esp. when chronic.
[1685–95; < Latin, derivative of insomn(is) sleepless =in- in-3 + somnus sleep]
in•som′ni•ac`, n., adj.
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insomnia

Difficulty in falling or staying asleep. It can be caused by stress, drinking too much coffee, or taking too little exercise, or it may be a symptom of a physical or mental disorder.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insomnia - an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
hypersomnia - an inability to stay awake
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insomnia

noun sleeplessness, restlessness, wakefulness For some people, insomnia is a chronic affliction.
Related words
adjective agrypnotic
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
أَرَقٌأرَق
nespavost
søvnløshed
unettomuus
nesanica
svefnleysi
不眠症
불면증
blogai miegantisnemiga
bezmiegs
besanicanesanica
sömnlöshet
โรคนอนไม่หลับ
chứng mất ngủ

insomnia

[ɪnˈsɒmnɪə] Ninsomnio m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

insomnia

[ɪnˈsɒmniə] ninsomnie f
to suffer from insomnia → souffrir d'insomnie
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

insomnia

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

insomnia

[ɪnˈsɒmnɪə] ninsonnia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

insomnia

(inˈsomniə) noun
inability to sleep. She takes sleeping-pills as she suffers from insomnia.
inˈsomniac (-ak) noun, adjective
(of) a person who suffers from insomnia.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

insomnia

أَرَقٌ nespavost søvnløshed Schlaflosigkeit αϋπνία insomnio unettomuus insomnie nesanica insonnia 不眠症 불면증 slapeloosheid søvnløshet bezsenność insónia, insônia бессонница sömnlöshet โรคนอนไม่หลับ uykusuzluk chứng mất ngủ 失眠
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

in·som·ni·a

n. insomnio, desvelo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

insomnia

n insomnio
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