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napping

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

being in a state of suspended consciousness
  • the napping children looked so peaceful

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napping

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of napping (Entry 2 of 3)

a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself
  • some people think that napping in the afternoon will keep you from sleeping well at night

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napping

verb
present participle of nap

Synonyms & Antonyms of napping (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to sleep lightly or briefly
  • decided to let the kids nap for a few more minutes before waking them

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2 to be in a state of sleep
  • I'm just going to nap the entire afternoon

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“Napping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/napping. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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