from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
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- n. The act of walking while not conscious or aware of it.
- v. Present participle of sleepwalk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Walking in one's sleep.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Somnambulism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. walking by a person who is asleep
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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.