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Synonyms for sleepingsleep·ing

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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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  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

How to pronounce sleeping?

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How to use sleeping in a sentence?

  1. Khaleda Banu:

    My son just slipped away. I was sleeping when he left.

  2. Lewis Jassey:

    When [Alyssa and Michael] came in they were desperate. They were sleeping maybe three to four hours at night.

  3. Behrouz Hariri:

    We have made a limited number of prototypes to test on different users and taking it back from someone after a week or two of sleeping is not an easy task.

  4. Keala Martins-Keliihoomalu:

    You see really old people sleeping on the ground and in tents, they have lost their homes, everything they have ever had. We give them a place to cry it out. They need to be spoken to like people and not barked at. Think of everything they have been through.

  5. Lleyton Hewitt:

    It throws your sleeping pattern, eating, the guys have to get treatment after these matches, and then a lot of the times you've got to bounce back the next day as well, it's just another thing we're dealing with this week.

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