GRE Word List

INSOMNIA

prolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep especially due to trouble falling asleep or staying asleep

The meaning of the word insomnia is prolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep especially due to trouble falling asleep or staying asleep.

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