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Definition 1: a dormant or quiescent state - [noun denoting state]

(slumber is a kind of ...) a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction

"the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"

Definition 2: a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended - [noun denoting state]

Samples where slumber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he didn't get enough sleep last night
  • calm as a child in dreamless slumber

Synonyms for slumber in the sense of this definition

(slumber is a kind of ...) the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

(... is a kind of slumber ) the state of being asleep

(... is a kind of slumber ) a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time

(... is a kind of slumber ) a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep

(... is a kind of slumber ) informal term for sleep

Definition 3: be asleep - [verb of body]

Synonyms for slumber in the sense of this definition

(slumber is a kind of ...) be at rest

(... is a kind of slumber ) sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed

(... is a kind of slumber ) take a siesta

"She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"

(... is a kind of slumber ) sleep later than usual or customary

"On Sundays, I sleep in"

(... is a kind of slumber ) sleep during winter

"Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves"

(... is a kind of slumber ) sleep during summer

"certain animals estivate"

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