being in a state of suspended consciousness <was sound asleep when the earthquake struck>
Phrases at rest
lacking in sensation or feeling <after sitting cross-legged all afternoon, I arose only to discover that my right foot was asleep> Related Words chilled
no longer living <let us pray for those who are now asleep> Synonyms asleep
Seen & Heard
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