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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 previewDictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment (2007)

Second Edition by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

agrypnia insomnia. agyiophobia A phobia of streets.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica (1880)

Index by Timothy Field Allen


Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

UHRiffTT Agrypnia.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

AGRYPNIA, among Physicians, implies an inaptitude to sleep ; a troublesome symptom of feverish and other disorders. Agrypnia, in the Greek Church, implies the vigil of any of the greater festivals.

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 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 ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

agrypnia, and k/Sma oep sleep ; koima6=bo lull to sleep ; Jeeimai=to lie.] Mi deep sleep; \d. : Lethargy, without actual sleep. a,-gryj> -nus. [Gr. agrypnos = sleepless.] A genus of Coleoptera, of the family Elateridee. The A. murinus, or ...

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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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