GRE Word List

INSOMNIA

wakefulness; inability to sleep

The meaning of the word insomnia is wakefulness; inability to sleep.

Random words

WordMeaning
railcomplain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices
helmsteering wheel of a ship; position of control
concertedmutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
uniformitysameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
insidioustreacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
founderperson who establishes (an organization or business)
potablesuitable for drinking; drinkable
herdgroup of animals; crowd; one who looks after a herd; Ex. shepherd/goatherd; Ex. herd instinct; Ex. herdsman; V: come together in a herd; look after a herd; Ex. herd cattle
hullhusk; dry outer covering of a seed; frame or body of a ship
extemporaneousnot planned; impromptu; extempore