HyperDic: narcolepsy

English > 1 sense of the word narcolepsy:
NOUNstatenarcolepsya sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
narcolepsy > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'rkahleh.psiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > narcolepsy: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep.
Example"he believes that narcolepsy is attributable to an inability to suppress REM sleep during waking"
BroaderhypersomniaAn inability to stay awake
Spanishnarcolepsia
Catalannarcolèpsia
Adjectivesnarcolepticof or relating to narcolepsy

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