What does sleeping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleepingnoun

    the state of being asleep

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleepingnoun

    quiet and inactive restfulness

  3. sleepingadjective

    the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

  4. dormant(ip), sleepingadjective

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

Wiktionary

  1. sleepingnoun

    the state or act of being asleep.

  2. sleepingadjective

    asleep

  3. sleepingadjective

    used for sleep; used to produce sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleeping

    of Sleep

  2. Sleeping

    a. & n. from Sleep

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    Rank popularity for the word 'sleeping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3405

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sleeping in a Sentence

  1. State Rep. Mike Johnson:

    This is a very conservative area, the ACLU picked the wrong sleeping giant this time.

  2. New Zealander Ryan Fox:

    Fell asleep at 10.30, no problem, and woke up wide at midnight, and took a sleeping pill about half past one, and didn't know what planet I was on when the alarm went at seven this morning, i actually felt all right for most of the round, and( then) it really hit me and kind of felt drunk almost the last five or six holes.

  3. Somkit Methachotikul:

    Elephants are like our family members. If they are eating well, sleeping well, that makes me happy.

  4. Andrew Freeman:

    Physical activity is just absolutely magnificent, and when if you blend that with eating a more plant-based diet, de-stressing, sleeping enough and connecting with others -- that's your magic recipe. It's the fountain of youth, if you will.

  5. Nadine Kaslow:

    If you can't sleep, it's better to get up and be productive, or do something relaxing than to be stressed out that you're not sleeping, relaxation training is really helpful. You can do meditation when you wake up, muscle relaxation, even sleep imagery, such as imagining yourself in a safe place that is quiet and calm.

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