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asleep

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1 being in a state of suspended consciousness
  • was sound asleep when the earthquake struck

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2 lacking in sensation or feeling
  • after sitting cross-legged all afternoon, I arose only to discover that my right foot was asleep

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3 no longer living
  • let us pray for those who are now asleep

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The first known use of asleep was in the 12th century

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“Asleep.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/asleep. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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