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Use "somnambulism" in a sentence
"As some folks take the root parts of the word somnambulism to be literally walking while one sleeps, they miss the historical context for why the word has been misapplied and is now generally accepted to mean something the roots have nothing to do with."
"Yes, even one year ago a professor of medicine confessed to me, should I pronounce the word somnambulism I'd be ruined."
"Jon is calling somnambulism hypnosis while others have a wider definition of what hypnosis is."