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noun as in inability to sleep soundly

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Given the flood of studies, warnings, features and books about it, insomnia may come to define our age the way nostalgia defined the Romantics.

Anxiety disorders, insomnia, and dementia were the most common diagnoses.

The app has emerged as a national pastime, with some using it to research where their dates live or provide an escape from the pandemic blues, or as something to scroll through during bouts of insomnia.

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I’ve battled insomnia my entire adult life, going through phases where it’ll be hard to fall asleep for months on end.

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Neuralink is working on a kind of brain-computer interface that it hopes will one day help restore brain functions in humans with disorders like blindness, seizures, and insomnia.

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I was actually experiencing insomnia pretty intensely, and that experience informed that song.

Although Chloe dominates the student body by day, at night insomnia dominates her.

Note: Chronic deprivation has much more serious symptoms and you should seek a medical professional if you suffer from insomnia.

There are his mind-altering insomnia and his addiction to his “me-machine,” his cellphone.

How a Dutch social-media star and her strange aural stimuli helped combat my chronic insomnia.

The cattle seem to suffer from insomnia occasionally, and the hot nights rouse their predatory instincts.

In delirium tremens, they relieve when there are great restlessness, insomnia, the general lowering of the nerve power.

You wouldn't look well, if you'd been suffering from Insomnia every Afternoon for a Week!

Another favourite anecdote in New York is that of the Philadelphian who went to a doctor and complained of insomnia.

For those who still, in spite of attention to these points, suffer from insomnia, the following hints will be of service.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insomnia, such as: restlessness, indisposition, sleeplessness, stress, tension, and vigil.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.