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Synonyms for sleeping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleeping(noun)

    the state of being asleep

    Synonyms:
    dormancy, quiescency, quiescence

    Antonyms:
    waking, vertical, erect, upright

  2. quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping(noun)

    quiet and inactive restfulness

    Synonyms:
    dormancy, quiescency, quiescence

    Antonyms:
    waking, upright, erect, vertical

  3. sleeping(adj)

    the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate

    Synonyms:
    dormancy, quiescency, quiescence

    Antonyms:
    waking, vertical, erect, upright

  4. dormant(ip), sleeping(adj)

    lying with head on paws as if sleeping

    Antonyms:
    waking, upright, erect, vertical

Editors Contribution

  1. dozing

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sleeping(a)

    Synonyms:
    asleep, slumbering, dormant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce sleeping?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say sleeping in sign language?

  1. sleeping

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How to use sleeping in a sentence?

  1. Koichi Nakano:

    Nobody is going to just go home and start sleeping -- they are awake. And they are trying to build on what the government did, and what the protests have accomplished.

  2. James Holland:

    It stops you from sleeping, but it doesnt stop you from feeling fatigued, your body has no chance to recover from the fatigue its suffering, so there comes a point where you come off the drug and you just collapse, you cant function.

  3. 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.

  4. Vadim Plotnikov:

    As of Saturday, a female bear has practically been sleeping under the Arctic station’s windows, part of the hydro-meteorological observations have been suspended since the experts are obstructed from reaching the station platform and other observation points.

  5. State Rep. Mike Johnson:

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


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