Noun Definition


1.Definition: a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended

"He didn't get enough sleep last night", "Calm as a child in dreamless slumber"

Related Noun(s):slumber

Category: General

2.Definition: a period of time spent sleeping

"He felt better after a little sleep", "There wasn't time for a nap"

Related Noun(s):nap

Category: General

3.Definition: a torpid state resembling deep sleep

Related Noun(s):sopor

Category: General

4.Definition: euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)

"She was laid to rest beside her husband", "They had to put their family pet to sleep"

Related Noun(s):quietus, rest

Category: General