- Insomnia is defined as an ongoing inability to sleep or stay asleep.
When you have trouble falling asleep even though you are tired, this is an example of insomnia.
A man suffering from insomnia.
Origin of insomniaClassical Latin ; from insomnis, sleepless ; from in-, in- + somnus, sleep: see somnolent
Origin of insomniaLatin īnsomnia, from īnsomnis, sleepless : in-, not; see in–1 + somnus, sleep; see swep- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural insomnias)
insomnia - Computer Definition
The inability to sleep. If you suffer from it, the solution is to look up all the terms under "standards" in this encyclopedia. Dozing should occur shortly. If that does not work... well, at least you will become the computer guru on your block!