Definition of Sleepiness

1. Noun. A very sleepy state. "Sleepiness causes many driving accidents"

Exact synonyms: Drowsiness, Somnolence
Generic synonyms: Temporary State
Specialized synonyms: Oscitance, Oscitancy
Derivative terms: Drowsy, Sleepy, Somnolent
Antonyms: Wakefulness



Definition of Sleepiness

1. n. The quality or state of being sleepy.

Definition of Sleepiness

1. Noun. The property of being sleepy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleepiness

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Medical Definition of Sleepiness

1. Sleepiness, also unnatural drowsiness. Origin: L. Somnolentia = sleepiness (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleepiness

sleeper
sleeper berth
sleeper cell
sleeper cells
sleeper goby
sleeper nest
sleepers
sleepery
sleepest
sleepeth
sleepful
sleepfulness
sleepier
sleepiest
sleepily
sleepiness (current term)
sleepinesses
sleeping
sleeping around
sleeping at the switch
sleeping bag
sleeping bags
sleeping beauty
sleeping capsule
sleeping car
sleeping cars
sleeping draught
sleeping giant
sleeping giants
sleeping hibiscus

Literary usage of Sleepiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1878)
"Great sleepiness during the day, even before dinner,1. ... sleepiness, during the day, after walking in the open air, and after dinner,1. ..."

2. Building Human Intelligence by Arnold Lorand (1917)
"Before sleep sets in a sleepiness, and therefore a reduction of the ... That a diminished blood influx to the brain favors sleepiness we may see from the ..."

3. Building Human Intelligence by Arnold Lorand (1917)
"Before sleep sets in a sleepiness, and therefore a reduction of the ... That a diminished blood influx to the brain favors sleepiness we may see from the ..."

4. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"Biting in skin with sweat. 26. Sleep.—sleepiness, and going to sleep while listening to a scientific discourse.—sleepiness in daytime ..."

5. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"sleepiness, and going to sleep while listening to a scientific discourse.—sleepiness in daytime, and yawning while sitting.—Vivid unre- membered dreams ..."

6. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"sleepiness in the forenoon,1.—[140.] Drowsiness when sitting,1. ... (Forenoon), Symptoms in general; gastric symptoms ; sleepiness.—(Noon), Eructations. ..."

7. Analytical Therapeutics: Volume I by Constantine Hering (1875)
"Frequent yawning without sleepiness, with cheerful mood: ... Feels sick all over, with sadness and sleepiness: Ol. ..."

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