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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep.

Usage examples (37)
  • He believes that narcolepsy is attributable to an inability to suppress REM sleep during waking
  • Treatment needs to be individualized, as each person with narcolepsy is different.
  • Wahoo – sleep-induced narcolepsy is soooo much better than sleep-deprivation-induced narcolepsy!!!!
  • A person with narcolepsy is likely to become drowsy or to fall asleep, often at inappropriate times and places. for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1976 National Spelling Bee.
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