/ (sɒmˈnɪləkwɪ) /
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noun plural -quies
rare the act of talking in one's sleep
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Derived forms of somniloquysomniloquist, nounsomniloquous, adjective
Word Origin for somniloquy
C19: from Latin somnus sleep + loqui to speak; compare soliloquy
Words nearby somniloquy
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Medical definitions for somniloquy
[ sŏm-nĭl′ə-kwē ]
The act or habit of talking in one's sleep.
Other words from somniloquysom•nil′o•quist n.
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