somnambular

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

somnambular (comparative more somnambular, superlative most somnambular)

  1. sleepy; asleep
    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
      And while the palpitating peaks break out
      Ecstatic from somnambular repose
      With answers to the presence and the shout,
      We, poets of the people, who take part
      With elemental justice, natural right,
      Join in our echoes also, nor refrain.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for somnambular in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)