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Dictionary entry overview: What does narcolepsy mean?
• NARCOLEPSY (noun)
The noun NARCOLEPSY has 1 sense:
1. a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
Familiarity information: NARCOLEPSY used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||narcolepsy [BACK TO TOP]|
A sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
he believes that narcolepsy is attributable to an inability to suppress REM sleep during waking
Hypernyms ("narcolepsy" is a kind of...):
hypersomnia (an inability to stay awake)
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