Definition of Somniloquism

1. Noun. Uttering speech while asleep.

Exact synonyms: Sleep Talking, Somniloquy
Generic synonyms: Sleeping, Process, Unconscious Process
Derivative terms: Somniloquist, Somniloquist



Definition of Somniloquism

1. n. The act or habit of talking in one's sleep; somniloquy.

Definition of Somniloquism

1. Noun. The act or habit of talking in one's sleep. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Somniloquism

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1. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery edited by Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Theodore Stout Bell (1844)
"I.—Report of a Series of Experiments on the alleged Mental Sympathy of a person said to be in a state of Mesmeric somniloquism. ..."

2. Man and His Relations: Illustrating the Influence of the Mind on the Body by Samuel Byron Brittan (1864)
"SOMNAMBULISM AND somniloquism. Physiological Aspects of the Sleep,walker ... at Athens— An Amusing Instance— somniloquism— Influence of our Pursuits ..."

3. The Theory and Practice of Medicine by Frederick Thomas Roberts (1880)
"Somnambulism and somniloquism, or sleep-walking and sleep-talking, with allied states. Each of these requires brief consideration. 1. Somnolence. ..."

4. The Theory and practice of medicine v. 1-2 by Frederick Thomas Roberts (1881)
"Somnambulism and somniloquism, or sleep-walking and sleep-talking, with allied states. Each of these requires brief consideration. 1. Somnolence. ..."

5. Man and His Relations: Illustrating the Influence of the Mind on the Body by Samuel Byron Brittan (1864)
"SOMNAMBULISM AND somniloquism. Physiological Aspects of the Sleep-walker—Somnambulism in the ... somniloquism ..."

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