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Definition an inability to sleep; or a disease that constantly creates an inability to sleep
  • She suffers from insomnia.
insomnia = an inability to sleep
  • I eliminated insomnia by changing my evening routine.
  • insomnia = an inability to sleep
  • I had insomnia last night.
  • insomnia = an inability to sleep
  • After all, he said to himself, it's probably only insomnia.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
  • insomnia = an inability to sleep
  • What had I done, other than become an insomniac?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • insomniac = someone with an inability to sleep well
  • My hair was constantly going off in eleven wrong directions, and T. Ray, naturally, refused to buy me bristle rollers, so all year I'd had to roll it on Welch's grape juice cans, which had nearly turned me into an insomniac.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • insomniac = someone with an inability to sleep well
  • They had indeed contracted the illness of insomnia.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • insomnia = inability to sleep
  • In the darkness of our room, I lay awake, an insomniac once more.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • insomniac = someone with an inability to sleep
  • That was the night I became an insomniac.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • insomniac = someone with an inability to sleep well
  • I grew up, a curious woman, a woman of story ghosts and story devils, a woman prone to bad dreams and bad insomnia.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • In the meantime, it would give Eric something to have insomnia over.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • But then, always and forever, I have been an insomniac.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • The insomnia's all right.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • He still had bouts of insomnia and dreams that involved immobility and appalling quantities of blood.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • It was not the naughty insomnia that resulted from a trip out to the shed to listen to the contraband station.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Fortunately, she has not had to take any steroids of late and suffer the accompanying insomnia.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Long after midnight; but his insomnia had not been fruitless; he had a plan.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The incident at dinner had provided the fodder for this night's insomnia.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Another night of insomnia.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Apart from a spell of insomnia and severe pains in the stomach no trace of the poison was left.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf

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