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Somnambulance

Definition
noun
(1) A sleep disorder characterized by a person doing activities during an apparent sleep, such as walking about and sitting up in bed
(2) Sleepwalking
Supplement
Word origin: From Ancient Greek roots “somnus” (sleep) + “amb” (to walk/to go)
Synonym(s):

  • somnambulism
  • noctambulism
  • sleepwalking


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