HyperDic: sleeping

English > 4 senses of the word sleeping:
NOUNcognitionsleepingthe state of being asleep
actsleeping, quiescence, quiescency, dormancyquiet and inactive restfulness
actsleepingthe suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate
ADJECTIVEallsleeping, dormantlying with head on paws as if sleeping
sleeping > pronunciation
Soundssliy'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sleeping: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglying with head on paws as if sleeping.
Synonymdormant
CategoryheraldryThe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanishdurmiente
Catalandorment
English > sleeping: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe state of being asleep.
Partsdream, dreamingA series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep / sleep
Broadersleep, slumberA natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
OppositewakingThe state of remaining awake
Spanishdurmiendo
Catalandormint
Verbssleepbe asleep
English > sleeping: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningquiet and inactive restfulness.
Synonymsquiescence, quiescency, dormancy
Narrowervegetationinactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable / comparable to the inactivity of plant life
Broaderrest, ease, repose, relaxationfreedom from activity (work or strain / strain or responsibility)
Spanishinactividad, quietud
Catalaninactivitat, quietud
English > sleeping: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate.
Narrowerdoze, drowseA light fitful sleep
nap, catnap, light sleep, short sleep, forty winks, snoozeSleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
sleep talking, somniloquy, somniloquismuttering speech while asleep
sleepwalking, somnambulism, somnambulation, noctambulism, noctambulationwalking by a person who is asleep
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishsueño
Catalandormida, son

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