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sleepier, comparative; sleepiest, superlative;
  1. Needing or ready for sleep
    • - the wine had made her sleepy
  2. Showing the effects of sleep
    • - she rubbed her sleepy eyes
  3. Inducing sleep; soporific
    • - the sleepy heat of the afternoon
  4. (of a place) Without much activity
    • - he turned off the road into a sleepy little town
  5. (of a business, organization, or industry) Lacking the ability or will to respond to change; not dynamic
    • - it was once a sleepy subsidiary of Foster & Sykes

  1. ready to fall asleep; "beginning to feel sleepy"; "a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids"; "sleepyheaded students"
  2. (sleep) a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
  3. (sleep) be asleep
  4. (sleep) a torpid state resembling deep sleep
  5. (sleep) a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
  6. (sleep) rest: euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
  7. SLEEPY is an original novel written by Kate Orman and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Bernice, Chris and Roz. It is part of the "Psi Powers series".
  8. (Sleep (album)) Strata was a rock band from Campbell, California formed in 2001. They released two full-length albums with Wind-up Records, before disbanding after the departure of vocalist Eric Victorino on 19 January 2008.
  9. (Sleep (Azure Ray song)) Azure Ray's self-titled debut was released January 16, 2001 on WARM.
  10. (Sleep (band)) Sleep is a stoner doom metal band from San Jose, California. Active during the 1990s, Sleep earned critical and record label attention early in their career. ...
  11. (Sleep (choral song)) "Sleep" is a choral composition by Eric Whitacre. It is based on the poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" written by Robert Frost. It is primarily written in SATB form, but divides into SSAATTBB towards the end of the song. ...
  12. (Sleep (Courbet painting)) The Sleepers (Le Sommeil) is an oil on canvas painting by French artist Gustave Courbet in 1866. The painting, depicting lesbianism, was not permitted to be shown publicly until 1988, like a number of his other works such as L'Origine du monde. ...
  13. The gum that builds up in the eye; Tired; feeling the need for sleep; Suggesting tirednes
  14. (sleep) The state of reduced consciousness during which a human or animal rests in a daily rhythm; An act or instance of sleeping; A substance found in the corner of the eyes after waking, whether real or a figurative objectification of sleep (in the sense of reduced consciousness); To rest ...
  15. (Sleep) a state marked by lessened consciousness, lessened movement of the skeletal muscles, and slowed-down metabolism.
  16. (SLEEP) Even though it’s important to study, if you don’t sleep you won’t perform well on your tests.  A solid eight hours will ensure that you’re awake and ready to ace the next exam.
  17. (SLEEP) Generally speaking it appears that active birds sleep more soundly than more sedentary birds. There is a great deal of anecdotal evidence that parrots need a good 8-10 hours of interrupted sleep to stay healthy. ...
  18. (SLEEP) To dream of sleeping, trying to sleep, or pretending to sleep is an ego defense mechanism - an attempt to avoid becoming aware of subjects the unconscious has made apparent in the dream / Needing to let go of an issue (put it to sleep); being sexually indiscriminate (sleeping around); ...
  19. (Sleep) 4/3's favourite activity, usually done during lessons (esp. Lit. lesson). Also carried out at night and during sleeping-breaks
  20. (Sleep) A Pokémon cannot be selected to attack for the turn after it was inflicted with sleep.
  21. (Sleep) A condition of body and mind such as that which normally recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended (Oxford English Dictionary).
  22. (Sleep) A low-power state for a computer. In most computers, open documents are saved only to memory, not to the hard disk, while in the Sleep state.
  23. (Sleep) A state in which a rigid body does not move unless hit by another rigid body that is not sleeping. This helps prevent random slow movement when a body is "settling," or when applied at the start of the simulation, a body can be suspended without being subject to gravity.
  24. (Sleep) An active physiological state characterized by a loss of consciousness and a variety of changes in brain waves (alpha, beta, theta, delta), muscle activity (muscle tone, atony), hormone secretion, metabolic rates and regulation of body temperature. (direct link)
  25. (Sleep) An inactive state of a Newton device where system and peripheral functions are shut down, but the device can still respond to an external signal. See also Wake. Source: TE