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Definition of "sleeping" []

  • The state of being asleep (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Present participle of sleep. (verb)

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  • Asleep (adjective)
  • Used for sleep; used to produce sleep. (adjective)
  • The state or act of being asleep. (noun)

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Use "sleeping" in a sentence
  • "I must draw the conclusion that _throughout our entire sleeping state we are just as certain that we are dreaming as we are certain that we are sleeping_."
  • "His conversation continually runs upon the feasibility of our making a night attack for'ard, and he is perpetually questioning Tom Spink and Louis on their ideas of where the various men may be sleeping -- the point of which always is: _Where is the second mate likely to be sleeping_?"
  • "MUMBAI Reuters - The term 'sleeping giant' is often used to describe Indian soccer and its massive potential talent pool, but national team coach Armando Colaco thinks officials have to wake up to the problems at grassroots level if India are to ever play in the World Cup finals."