sleep disorder

Definition of sleep disorder

  1. :  a medical problem that prevents a person from sleeping normally

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored — compare REM sleep, slow-wave sleep

    :  a state resembling sleep: such as

    :  a state of torpid inactivity

  1. :  to rest in a state of sleep

    :  to be in a state (as of quiescence or death) resembling sleep

    :  to be slumbering in

  1. :  to disturb the order of

    :  to disturb the regular or normal functions of

  1. :  lack of order

    :  breach of the peace or public order

    :  an abnormal physical or mental condition

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sleep disorder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!