Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Excessively fond of sleep.

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Examples

  • For bedside reading about sleep, Stanford University researcher William Dement, founder of the world's first sleep disorder clinic, and science writer Christopher Vaughan outline cures for "a sleep-sick society" in The Promise of Sleep: A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night's Sleep

    Scientists Are Still

  • Time, because the captain and every man who was wise about navigation were dying in their bunks of New Guinea fever; days that came up from the seas fresh as a girl from a bathe and turned to a torturing dome of fire; nights when he looked up at the sky and could not tell which were the stars and which the lights which trouble the eyes of sleep-sick men.

    The Judge

  • In 1903, one of Ehrlich’s dyes had proven toxic to sleep-sick animals.

    MANUFACTURING DEPRESSION

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