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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleepingnoun

    the state of being asleep

    Synonyms:
    dormancy, quiescency, quiescence

    Antonyms:
    waking, vertical, erect, upright

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleepingnoun

    quiet and inactive restfulness

    Synonyms:
    dormancy, quiescency, quiescence

    Antonyms:
    waking, upright, erect, vertical

  3. sleepingadjective

    the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

    Synonyms:
    dormancy, quiescency, quiescence

    Antonyms:
    waking, vertical, erect, upright

  4. dormant(ip), sleepingadjective

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

    Antonyms:
    waking, upright, erect, vertical

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Editors Contribution

  1. dozing

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sleepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    asleep, slumbering, dormant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sleeping":

    sleep, sor, asleep, layer, hibernate, sleeps, sleeper, coating, bed

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How to use sleeping in a sentence?

  1. Ezatullah Mascoudi:

    I don't like only taking money from the social welfare office and just sleeping all day, i'm so happy that I'm earning money myself now.

  2. Judge Benjamin Goldgar:

    Melissa Knoll was sleeping with the enemy.

  3. Carrie Shapiro-Mendoza:

    We have little understanding of how many infants in the U.S. are put into sleeping environments where soft bedding or blankets may be used.

  4. Cheyenne Marion:

    They were together about an hour or two holding hands and sleeping, i was crying, and all other nurses were crying. It was like a real-life ‘The Notebook.’.

  5. William Barber:

    There is a sleeping giant in America, poor and low-wealth folks now make up 30% of the electorate in every state and over 40% of the electorate in every state where the margin of victory for the presidency was less than 3%. If you could just get that many poor and low-wealth people to vote, they could fundamentally shift every election in the country.


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