slaapgebrek

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slaap (sleep) +‎ gebrek (deficiency).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈslaːpɣəˌbrɛk/

Noun[edit]

slaapgebrek n (uncountable)

  1. sleep deprivation, lack of sleep
    • 2006, M. Hirshkowitz, P.B. Smith, Slaapproblemen overwinnen voor Dummies, Pearson Education, page 104:
      Chronisch slaapgebrek verhoogt de bloeddruk en brengt ook veranderingen in de suiker- en hormoonspiegel van je bloed teweeg.
      Chronic sleep deprivation increases blood pressure and also causes changes in your blood's sugar and hormone levels.