Somnipathy
Somnipathy Som*nip"a*thy, n. [L. somnus sleep + Gr. ? a suffering of the body, fr. ?, ?, to suffer.] Sleep from sympathy, or produced by mesmerism or the like. [Written also {somnopathy}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • somnipathy — sämˈnipəthē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary somni + pathy : abnormal or disordered sleep (as in a hypnotic state) * * * somˈnipathy [See somni and pathy.] ‘Sleep from sympathy, or by the process of mesmerism’ ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • somnipathy — noun A sleep disorder …   Wiktionary

  • somnipathy — som·nip·a·thy …   English syllables

  • somnopathy — Somnipathy Som*nip a*thy, n. [L. somnus sleep + Gr. ? a suffering of the body, fr. ?, ?, to suffer.] Sleep from sympathy, or produced by mesmerism or the like. [Written also {somnopathy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Somniloquy — Som*nil o*quy, n. A talking in sleep; the talking of one in a state of somnipathy. [R.] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Somnopathy — Som*nop a*thy, n. Somnipathy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sleep disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F51, G47 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

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  • sleep disorder — noun A medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Syn: somnipathy …   Wiktionary

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