Somniloquism
Somniloquism Som*nil"o*quism, n. The act or habit of talking in one's sleep; somniloquy. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

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  • somniloquism — som·nil·o·quism säm nil ə .kwiz əm n SOMNILOQUY * * * som·nil·o·quism (som nilґo kwiz əm) [somni + L. loqui to speak] talking during sleep …   Medical dictionary

  • somniloquism — noun uttering speech while asleep • Syn: ↑sleep talking, ↑somniloquy • Derivationally related forms: ↑somniloquist, ↑somniloquist (for: ↑somniloquy) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • somniloquence, somniloquism — 1. Talking or muttering in one s sleep. SYN: sleeptalking (1). 2. SYN: somniloquy. [L. somnus, sleep, + loquor, to talk] …   Medical dictionary

  • somniloquy — Talking under the influence of hypnotic suggestion. SYN: sleeptalking (2), somniloquence (2), somniloquism. [L. somnus, sleep, + loquor, to speak] * * * som·nil·o·quy kwē n, pl quies the action or habit of talking in one s sleep * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • sleep talking — noun uttering speech while asleep • Syn: ↑somniloquy, ↑somniloquism • Derivationally related forms: ↑somniloquist (for: ↑somniloquism), ↑somniloquist (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • somniloquy — noun uttering speech while asleep • Syn: ↑sleep talking, ↑somniloquism • Derivationally related forms: ↑somniloquist (for: ↑somniloquism), ↑somniloquist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Somniloquence — Som*nil o*quence, n. The act of talking in one s sleep; somniloquism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleeptalking — 1. SYN: somniloquence (1). 2. SYN: somniloquy. * * * sleep·talk·ing (slēpґtawk ing) somniloquism …   Medical dictionary

  • somniloquence — n. talking in one s sleep. See also somnambulism. * * * som·nil·o·quence (som nilґo kwəns) somniloquism …   Medical dictionary

  • sleeping — I noun 1. the state of being asleep (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑waking • Derivationally related forms: ↑sleep • Hypernyms: ↑sleep, ↑slumber …   Useful english dictionary

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