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Asleep and unconscious



not awake



in a condition similar to sleep in which you do not see, feel, or think, usually because you are injured



unconscious or in a coma


adverb, preposition

used for saying that someone is unconscious or is made unconscious


adverb, preposition

unconscious after being given a drug to prevent you from feeling pain

sound asleep

sleeping very well

fast asleep

sleeping in a way that makes it difficult to wake you



someone who is semi-conscious is only partly conscious and is not fully awake

out cold

completely unconscious

out for the count

unconscious, or sleeping and not likely to wake up

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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