sleep disorder

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sleep disorder

: a medical problem that prevents a person from sleeping normally

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a state resembling sleep: such as

  3. : a state of torpid inactivity

  1. : to rest in a state of sleep

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

  3. : to have sexual relations

disorder play
  1. : to disturb the order of

  2. : to disturb the regular or normal functions of

  1. : lack of order

  2. : breach of the peace or public order

  3. : an abnormal physical or mental condition


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