Definition of Sleep deprivation

1. Noun. A form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving the victim of sleep.

Generic synonyms: Torture, Torturing

Definition of Sleep deprivation

1. Noun. The condition of forcibly (by someone else, or by a sleep disorder) being kept awake, to the point of noticeably lower alertness. A dangerous amount of sleep deprivation can cause fatal vehicular accidents. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sleep deprivation

1. The condition of being deprived of sleep either under experimental or under unusual real life conditions, as distinguished from being unable to sleep. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleep Deprivation

sleep-induced apnea
sleep apnea
sleep apnea syndrome
sleep apnea syndromes
sleep apnoea
sleep debt
sleep deprivation (current term)
sleep disorder
sleep disorders
sleep dissociation
sleep drunkenness
sleep epilepsy
sleep in
sleep late
sleep like a baby
sleep like a log
sleep mask
sleep mode
sleep off
sleep on
sleep on it

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