Noctivagation
Noctivagation \Noc*tiv`a*ga"tion\, n. A roving or going about in the night. --Gayton. [1913 Webster]

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  • noctivagation — noc·tiv·a·ga·tion …   English syllables

  • noctivagation — ˌnäkˌtivəˈgāshən noun ( s) Etymology: noctivagant + ation : a roving or going about in the night …   Useful english dictionary

  • Darkness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Darkness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 darkness darkness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 blackness blackness &c.(dark color) 431 Sgm: N 1 obscurity obscurity gloom murk Sgm: N 1 dusk dusk …   English dictionary for students

  • nightwalking — Synonyms and related words: all fours, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, gumshoeing, night wandering, noctambulation, noctambulism, noctivagant, noctivagation, padding, prowling, pussyfooting, scrabble, scramble, sidling, sleepwalk, sleepwalking …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sleepwalking — Synonyms and related words: amnesia, beauty sleep, beddy bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye bye, catalepsy, cataplexy, catatonic stupor, daydreaming, daze, doze, dream state, dreamland, drowse, fitful sleep, fugue, fugue state, hibernation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • somnambulism — Synonyms and related words: amnesia, beauty sleep, beddy bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye bye, catalepsy, cataplexy, catatonic stupor, daydreaming, daze, doze, dream state, dreamland, drowse, fitful sleep, fugue, fugue state, hibernation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • noctivagant —   a. wandering about at night.    ♦ noctivagation, n.    ♦ noctivagous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • noctivagator — noun ( s) Etymology: noctivagation + or obsolete : night walker …   Useful english dictionary

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