somnambulation

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin somnus (sleep) + ambulatio (a walking about), from ambulare (to walk). See somnolent, amble.

Noun[edit]

somnambulation (countable and uncountable, plural somnambulations)

  1. (rare) The phenomenon of sleepwalking.
    He is known for his somnambulation, as well as his vivid sleep-talking.
  2. (rare) An instance of sleepwalking.
    He broke his arm on one of his many somnambulations.

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