Insomnia
Insomnia In*som"ni*a, n. [L., fr. insomnis sleepless; pref. in- not + somnus sleep.] Lack of sleep; inability to sleep, especially when chronic; wakefulness; sleeplessness. [1913 Webster]

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  • Insomnia — (lat. „Schlaflosigkeit“) bezeichnet: den Originaltitel eines norwegischen Films aus dem Jahr 1997, siehe Todesschlaf dessen amerikanisches Remake aus dem Jahr 2002, siehe Insomnia – Schlaflos den englischen Originaltitel eines Buches von Stephen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • insomnia — 1620s, insomnie, from L. insomnia want of sleep, from insomnis sleepless, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + somnus sleep (see SOMNOLENCE (Cf. somnolence)). The modern form is from 1758 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Insomnia —    Film policier de Christopher Nolan, avec Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 2001   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 56    Résumé    Insomnia est le remake (très… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • INSOMNIA — pro Deorum nunriis, Gentilibus habira, magna olim in aestimatione fuêre. Hinc scribir Plum???rch. Sullam, cum Commentarios suarum rerum gestarum libros L. Lucullo inscriberet, monnisse amicissimum hominum; observaret praedictiones nocturnas… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • insomnia — [n] inability to sleep soundly indisposition, insomnolence, restlessness, sleeplessness, stress, tension, vigil, vigilance, wakefulness; concept 315 Ant. sleep …   New thesaurus

  • insomnia — ► NOUN ▪ habitual sleeplessness. DERIVATIVES insomniac noun & adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from insomnis sleepless …   English terms dictionary

  • insomnia — [in säm′nē ə] n. [L < insomnis, sleepless < in , IN 2 + somnus, sleep: see SOMNOLENT] abnormally prolonged inability to sleep, esp. when chronic insomniac [in säm′nēak΄] n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • Insomnia — This article is about the sleeping disorder. For other uses, see Insomnia (disambiguation). Insomnia Classification and external resources ICD 10 F51.0, G47.0 …   Wikipedia

  • insomnia — insomnious, adj. /in som nee euh/, n. inability to obtain sufficient sleep, esp. when chronic; difficulty in falling or staying asleep; sleeplessness. [1685 95; < L, equiv. to insomn(is) sleepless (in IN 3 + somn(us) sleep + is adj. suffix) + ia… …   Universalium

  • Insomnia — El término insomnia puede referirse a: Insomnia (2002), película dirigida por Christopher Nolan Insomnio (España); Insomnia, single del grupo de thrash metal Megadeth del álbum Risk; Insomnia de los 40 Principales, programa Radial conducido por… …   Wikipedia Español

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