October 25th, 2020

Hawaii Five 0::Steve & Joan

Word of the Day 10/25/20 Somnambulism

Somnambulism (noun)
somnambulism [ som-nam-byuh-liz-uhm, suhm- ]


noun
1. sleepwalking.

OTHER WORDS FROM SOMNAMBULISM
som·nam·bu·list, noun
som·nam·bu·lis·tic, adjective
sem·i·som·nam·bu·lis·tic, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO SOMNAMBULISM
noctambulation, somnambulation

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Origin: 1790–1800; < New Latin somnambulismus, equivalent to somn(us) sleep + ambul(āre) to walk + -ismus-ism

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SOMNAMBULISM
"Somnambulism," however, is too vague and undefined a term for our present discussion.
HUMAN PERSONALITY AND ITS SURVIVAL OF BODILY DEATH|FREDERICK W. H. MYERS

Somnambulism is, with Luther, the result of diabolical agency.
GERMAN CULTURE PAST AND PRESENT|ERNEST BELFORT BAX

Various changes are effected in the perceptions and faculties of those persons in whom somnambulism has been induced.
CURIOSITIES OF MEDICAL EXPERIENCE|J. G. (JOHN GIDEON) MILLINGEN

Regarding the causes of dreams and somnambulism, there are many theories, all of which are more or less untenable.
REMARKS|BILL NYE

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