Posted by: retarigan | November 30, 2015

Word Dictionary [301115]


Word of the day: insomnia
Definition: n. habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep.
Synonyms: hypersomnia
Etymology: L f. insomnis sleepless (as IN-(1), somnus sleep) (more…)

pronunciation: ɪnˈsɔmnɪə

from Oxford: insomnia

n.  habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep.
Derivatives: insomniac n. & adj.
Etymology: L f.  insomnis sleepless (as IN-(1), somnus sleep)

from Wordnet: insomnia

n : an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness [ant: hypersomnia]

Quote of the day: A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. by George Bernard Shaw

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