Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to somnambulism; somnambulistic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to somnambulism; somnambulistic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to. or characteristic of sleep-walking or sleep-walkers.

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Examples

  • Should Christianity become the law of the land in order to motivate our somnambular children?

    Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady: Attention Campers: Get Dirty For God!

  • He recited the chants in a somnambular monotone that was punctuated with an occasional shout at odd moments, shouts perhaps intended to jolt into wakefulness members of the audience who had dozed off.

    The Soulforge

  • But Conrad missed Casement's "Pauline conversion" to Irish nationalism and his increasingly "ritual or somnambular" allegiance to Britain.

    Short Reviews

  • Just as this ill-fated man appeared at the culminating point of his professional fortunes, he had the imprudence to proclaim himself not only an enthusiastic advocate of mesmerism as a curative process, but an ardent believer of the reality of somnambular clairvoyance as an invaluable gift of certain privileged organizations.

    A Strange Story — Complete

  • So saying, the contemplative and ever-sagacious Tomlinson tossed off his bumper; and the pair, having kindly rolled by pedal applications the body of Long Ned into a safe and quiet corner of the room, mounted the stairs, arm-in-arm, in search of somnambular accommodations.

    Paul Clifford — Volume 04

  • What's the catalyst that promises to break this giant out of its somnambular state, to make its shares a "Buy?"

    The 'New' Microsoft: Reshifting Focus on Shareholder Value -- Seeking Alpha

  • a curative process, but an ardent believer of the reality of somnambular clairvoyance as an invaluable gift of certain privileged organizations.

    A Strange Story — Volume 01

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