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Definition of the noun agrypnia

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noun - plural: agrypnias

  1. a vigil before certain feasts (as e.g. Easter)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: vigil / watch = the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes

Alternative definition of the noun agrypnia


  1. [medicine] Persistent loss of sleep; insomnia; sleeplessness.


"Agrypnia" a.k.a. "The Wake" is a 2005 Greek drama film directed by Nikos Grammatikos. It was entered into the 28th Moscow International Film Festival.


"Agrypnia" is a music album by Thanassis Papakonstantinou.

Phrases with Agrypnia

  1. Agrypnia picta
  2. Agrypnia varia
  3. Agrypnia ulmeri
  4. Agrypnia deflata
  5. Agrypnia improba
  6. Agrypnia sordida
  7. Agrypnia vestita
  8. Agrypnia colorata
  9. Agrypnia czerskyi
  10. Agrypnia obsoleta
  11. Agrypnia pagetana
  12. Agrypnia acristata
  13. Agrypnia glacialis
  14. Agrypnia incurvata
  15. Agrypnia Islandica
  16. Agrypnia legendrei
  17. Agrypnia sahlbergi
  18. Agrypnia straminea
  19. Agrypnia Picta Picta
  20. Agrypnia macdunnoughi

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Google previewMedical Record (1876)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Agrypnia is a very common concomitant from the beginning. Of regional morbid phenomena, those within the sphere of the pneumogastric nerve take precedence, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Agrypnia GB Young, Western University, London, ON, Canada r 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Agrypnia refers to total insomnia that is persistent for at least several days and is unassociated with subjective tiredness. Most commonly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara

Agrypnia. Excitata. Biological sciences traditionally recognize the existence of three states of mammalian being: wakefulness, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, and nonrapid eye movement ( NREM) sleep.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

UHRiffTT Agrypnia.

Google previewDictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment (2007)

Second Edition by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

agrypnia insomnia. agyiophobia A phobia of streets.

Google previewLexicon Technicum, Or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1710)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves ... by John Harris

Agrypnia. - Agrypno coma. Alba pituita. Albugo. Alcola. Aloephanginæ. Alexipharmicks. Alexiterical. » Alkermes. Allogotrophy. Alopecy. Alphus.

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

AGRYPNIA. ALBIDACTYLUS. A-gryp'nl-a.* [From the Gr. a, priv., and rrwif, "sleep. "] Sleeplessness; watchfulness, or waicfumess. A-giyp-no-co'ma, arts.' [From " sleepless," and nuua, "lethargy."] A lethargic state of wakefulness, with low ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

agrypnia. See insomnia. agrypnotic /agމripnotމik/, 1. insomniac. 2. a drug or other substance that prevents sleep. agyria /ۑjƯމrƝāۑ/, a cerebral cortex abnormality in which the ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

agrypnia In the Byzantine Church, the night vigil which follows.

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

akathisia akatizia motor restlessness, muscle quivering inability to sieep agrypnia insomnia inability to speak aphasia inability to stand astasic astatic to maintain an erect position astasia abasia to stand or walk inability to swallow aphagia ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

(agrypnia, watchfulness, and coma, deep sleep, Gr.) A continual inclination to sleep. AGUE, a gu, s. (agis, terror, Goth.) An intermitting fever, with cold shiverings ...

Google previewLexicon Nosologicum Polyglotton Omnium Morborum Symptomatum Vitiorumque Naturae Et Affectionum Propria Nomina Decem Diversis Linguis Explicata Continens (1801)

by Philipp Andreas Nemnich

Agrypnia ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson


Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1766)

by Temple H. Croker

AGRYPNIA, in the Greek church, implies the vigil of any of the greater festivals. · AGUAGUIN, in botany, the name of a shrub, whose leaves resemble those of our lilac; they grow alternately, and stand on foot ftalks half an inch long. It is a native ...

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Video shows what agrypnia means. Persistent loss of sleep, insomnia, sleeplessness.. Agrypnia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1G2R1Y4P3N1I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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