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Sleepers and describing sleep

broken

adjective

if you have broken sleep or a broken night, you sleep badly, waking up often

deep

adjective

a deep sleep is one that you do not wake up easily from

dreamless

adjective

dreamless sleep is sleep with no dreams

light

adjective

a light sleep is one in which you wake up often. Someone who often wakes up while they are sleeping is called a light sleeper.

lightly

adverb

if you sleep lightly, you wake up very easily

noctambulism

noun

the action of walking and sometimes doing things while you are still sleeping

sleeper

noun

someone who is sleeping

Sleeping Beauty

noun

used for referring to someone who has been sleeping for a long time

sleepyhead

noun

used for referring to someone, especially a child, when they have been sleeping and have started to wake up

somnambulist

noun

someone who walks while they are sleeping. A less formal word is sleepwalker.

sound

adjective

sound sleep is one that is difficult to wake you from

soundly

adverb

if you sleep soundly, you sleep well and it is not easy to wake you

uneasy

adjective

if someone has an uneasy sleep, they do not rest very well while they are sleeping

noctambulist

noun

sleepwalker

noun

somnambulism

noun

uneasily

adverb

heavy sleeper

someone who does not wake easily when they are sleeping

in your sleep

while you are sleeping

light sleeper

someone who wakes easily when they are sleeping

terrible/good etc sleeper

someone who regularly sleeps badly/well

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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