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sleeping sickness

noun as in type of encephalitis

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Example Sentences

The sleeping sickness came along as a sort of sophisticated solution to a problem.

They hadn’t chosen to leave the town, but the sleeping sickness had made the decision for them.

"Sleeping sickness" is a late stage when the organisms have invaded the cerebrospinal fluid.

While in Nairobi we visited the little station where experiments are being made in the "sleeping sickness."

These districts have been known for a number of years, long before the sleeping sickness became known.

It was strange that this man, who never could have closed his eyes again, should have been stricken down by the sleeping sickness.

Anyway, I am going to cure her of the sleeping sickness, even if I have to invest in a blacksnake whip.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sleeping sickness, such as: catalepsy, encephalitis, encephalitis lethargica, narcolepsy, and trypanosomiasis.

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