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noctambulous

[ nok-tam-byuh-luhs ]
/ nɒkˈtæm byə ləs /
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adjective

of, relating to, or given to sleepwalking.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also noc·tam·bu·lant [nok-tam-byuh-luhnt], /nɒkˈtæm byə lənt/, noc·tam·bu·lis·tic [nok-tam-byuh-lis-tik] /nɒkˌtæm byəˈlɪs tɪk/ .

Origin of noctambulous

1725–35; noct- + Latin ambul(āre) to walk + -ous
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