somnambulation
noun see somnambulate

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  • Somnambulation — Som*nam bu*la tion, n. [L. somnus sleep + ambulatio a walking about, from ambulare to walk. See {Somnolent}, {Amble}.] The act of walking in sleep, called also {sleepwalking}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • somnambulation — noun a) The phenomenon of sleepwalking. He is known for his somnambulation, as well as his vivid sleep talking. b) An instance of sleepwalking. He broke his arm on one of his many somnambulations …   Wiktionary

  • somnambulation — noun walking by a person who is asleep • Syn: ↑sleepwalking, ↑somnambulism, ↑noctambulism, ↑noctambulation • Derivationally related forms: ↑noctambulist (for: ↑noctambulism), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • somnambulation — See somnambular. * * * …   Universalium

  • somnambulation — som·nam·bu·la·tion (som nam″bu laґshən) somnambulism …   Medical dictionary

  • somnambulation — n. sleepwalking, act of walking while asleep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • somnambulation — som·nam·bu·la·tion …   English syllables

  • somnambulation —  n.f. Somnambulisme …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • sleepwalking — Somnambulation Som*nam bu*la tion, n. [L. somnus sleep + ambulatio a walking about, from ambulare to walk. See {Somnolent}, {Amble}.] The act of walking in sleep, called also {sleepwalking}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleepwalking — noun walking by a person who is asleep • Syn: ↑somnambulism, ↑somnambulation, ↑noctambulism, ↑noctambulation • Derivationally related forms: ↑noctambulist (for: ↑noctambulism), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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