American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Somnambulism.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Walking in one's sleep.
- n. walking by a person who is asleep
“The word sleepwalking does well to be an oxymoron, a combining of two incompatibles, for to walk while you sleep is to go against nature.”
“A study by Travelodge found a seven-fold increase in sleepwalking customers in the past year, to more than 400 cases — almost all of them men.”
“The Jews of Budapest have been described as sleepwalking towards a terrible fate.”
“Patients who are not just sleepwalking, which is what that statement talks about, or sleep - eating.”
“What other kinds of things do you see in patients who are not just sleepwalking, which is what that statement talks about, but sleep-eating?”
“For while my reason told me that I had been the intruder, my intuition continued to insist that my sleepwalking was a result, not a cause.”
“Some psychologists call sleepwalking an extreme form of absent-mindedness.”
“The Federal Health Department has received 16 separate reports of odd "sleepwalking" behaviour caused by the drug Stilnox, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.”
“Obama were 4k v. 12k; what kind of sleepwalking is required to get 400% increase instead of 200% increase?”
“Although the years between 3 and 12 used to be considered the "golden age" of sleep (between the obstacles of babyhood and adolescence), more recent research has shown that almost a third of elementary-age children experience sleep problems such as sleepwalking, night terrors, trouble falling asleep or narcolepsy.”
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