Definition of insomniac in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsɒmniak


A person who is regularly unable to sleep: I’m a terrible insomniac, I often write from four in the morning to seven
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  • Forget counting sheep - insomniacs count sleep, jealously, obsessively, the way some women count calories.
  • An insomniac who sleeps only three to four hours a night, her energy was legendary.
  • The insomniac is unable to get sufficient sleep for their daily needs.


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Regularly unable to sleep: as the host of an all-night radio show, Shepard would commune with his insomniac listeners
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  • It's not the brand of forty winks single insomniac procrastinators are meant to experience so understandably it's got me worried.
  • But the man's music - he is some sort of insomniac violinist - reminds me of the time I lived next to Huntingdon Life Sciences when they got a new delivery of cats.
  • Anway, as I had so much random insomniac time, I spent a load of time reading.

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