noun (used with a plural verb) Pathology.
Origin of night sweats
Examples from the Web for night sweats
Her somnambulic situation alternated with fever, hemorrhage, and night-sweats.Summer on the Lakes, in 1843|S.M. Fuller
With the exception of afternoon fever and night-sweats the patient may feel very comfortable.
The exceedingly debilitating effect of night-sweats is well known.
At the same time the night-sweats left off, and the patients improved in appearance and gained in weight.