Somnambulistic Som*nam`bu*lis"tic, a. Of or pertaining to a somnambulist or somnambulism; affected by somnambulism; appropriate to the state of a somnambulist. [1913 Webster]

Whether this was an intentional and waking departure, or a somnambulistic leave-taking and walking in her sleep, may remain a subject of contention. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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  • somnambulistic — somnambulism ► NOUN ▪ sleepwalking. DERIVATIVES somnambulant adjective somnambulist noun somnambulistic adjective. ORIGIN from Latin somnus sleep + ambulare to walk …   English terms dictionary

  • somnambulistic — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|listik, tēk adjective 1. : of, relating to, or affected by somnambulism a somnambulistic state 2. : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a somnambulist * * * somnambūlisˈtic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • somnambulistic — adjective see somnambulism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • somnambulistic — See somnambulist. * * * …   Universalium

  • somnambulistic — adjective Of or pertaining to a somnambulist …   Wiktionary

  • somnambulistic — som·nam·bu·lis·tic || sÉ‘m‚næmbjÉ™ lɪstɪk /sÉ’m‚næmbjÊŠl adj. of or related to somnambulism; walking while asleep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • somnambulistic — som·nam·bu·lis·tic …   English syllables

  • trance — An altered state of consciousness as in hypnosis, catalepsy, or ecstasy. [L. transeo, to go across] death t. a condition of suspended animation, marked by unconsciousness and barely perceptible respiration and heart …   Medical dictionary

  • Somnambular — Som*nam bu*lar, a. Of or pertaining to somnambulism; somnambulistic. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Somnambulic — Som*nam bu*lic, a. Somnambulistic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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