Definition of Sleep. Meaning of Sleep. Synonyms of Sleep
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Definition of Sleep
SleepSleep Sleep, v. t.
1. To be slumbering in; -- followed by a cognate object; as,
to sleep a dreamless sleep. --Tennyson.
2. To give sleep to; to furnish with accomodations for
sleeping; to lodge. [R.] --Blackw. Mag.
To sleep away, to spend in sleep; as, to sleep away
To sleep off, to become free from by sleep; as, to sleep
off drunkeness or fatigue.
Sleep Sleep, obs.
imp. of Sleep. Slept. --Chaucer.
SleepSleep Sleep, n. [AS. sl[=ae]p; akin to OFries. sl[=e]p, OS.
sl[=a]p, D. slaap, OHG. sl[=a]f, G. schlaf, Goth. sl[=e]ps.
See Sleep, v. i.]
A natural and healthy, but temporary and periodical,
suspension of the functions of the organs of sense, as well
as of those of the voluntary and rational soul; that state of
the animal in which there is a lessened acuteness of sensory
perception, a confusion of ideas, and a loss of mental
control, followed by a more or less unconscious state. ``A
man that waketh of his sleep.' --Chaucer.
O sleep, thou ape of death. --Shak.
Note: Sleep is attended by a relaxation of the muscles, and
the absence of voluntary activity for any rational
objects or purpose. The pulse is slower, the
respiratory movements fewer in number but more
profound, and there is less blood in the cerebral
vessels. It is susceptible of greater or less intensity
or completeness in its control of the powers. SleepSleep Sleep, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slept; p. pr. & vb. n.
Sleeping.] [OE. slepen, AS. sl?pan; akin to OFries. sl?pa,
OS. sl[=a]pan, D. slapen, OHG. sl[=a]fan, G. schlafen, Goth.
sl?pan, and G. schlaff slack, loose, and L. labi to glide,
slide, labare to totter. Cf. Lapse.]
1. To take rest by a suspension of the voluntary exercise of
the powers of the body and mind, and an apathy of the
organs of sense; to slumber. --Chaucer.
Watching at the head of these that sleep. --Milton.
(a) To be careless, inattentive, or uncouncerned; not to
be vigilant; to live thoughtlessly.
We sleep over our happiness. --Atterbury.
(b) To be dead; to lie in the grave.
Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring
with him. --1 Thess. iv.
(c) To be, or appear to be, in repose; to be quiet; to be
unemployed, unused, or unagitated; to rest; to lie
dormant; as, a question sleeps for the present; the
How sweet the moonlight sleep upon this bank!
Meaning of Sleep from wikipedia
is a naturally recurring state
of mind and body, characterized
consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory
activity, reduced muscle
- "To Sleep
" is a poem by William
Wordsworth. Here, the speaker
from insomnia. He lies sleepless
all night, wanting
to be able to...
deprivation, also known
as sleep insufficiency
or sleeplessness, is the condition
of not having adequate duration
- ****somnia, also known
****, is a distinct
form of parasomnia, or an abnormal activity
that occurs while
is asleep. ****somnia is...
apnea, also spelled sleep
apnoea, is a sleep disorder
in which pauses
of shallow breathing during sleep occur
- On Sleep
(or On Sleep
and Sleeplessness; Gr**** Περὶ ὕπνου καὶ ἐγρηγόρσεως; Latin: De somno
et vigilia) is a text by Aristotle, one of the Parva
- No Sleep
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- Sleep paralysis
is a state, during waking
up or falling
asleep, in which
to move or speak. During
an episode, one may hallucinate...
- A sleep
disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder
of the sleep patterns
of a person. Some sleep disorders
are serious enough
(or diphasic, bifurcated, or bimodal sleep
) is the practice
of sleeping during
over the course
of 24 hours, while polyphasic sleep
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