English noun: slumber
|1. ||slumber (state) a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended|
|Samples||He didn't get enough sleep last night.|
Calm as a child in dreamless slumber.
|Broader (hypernym)||physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state|
|Narrower (hyponym)||nonrapid eye movement, nonrapid eye movement sleep, NREM, NREM sleep, orthodox sleep, paradoxical sleep, rapid eye movement, rapid eye movement sleep, REM, REM sleep, shuteye, sleeping|
|2. ||slumber (state) a dormant or quiescent state|
|Broader (hypernym)||dormancy, quiescence, quiescency|