30+ Interesting Facts About Sleep That You Definitely Didn’t Know

The Sleep Vocabulary

#13 The Sleep Vocabulary

You would have probably heard of many informal ways in which sleep is used in routine conversations. Phrases like “dozing off” or “zizz” are easily relatable to this subject.

However, there are several other words that describe different phenomena related to sleep which you probably never heard. Somniphobia, for instance, is a condition where a person is afraid to catch a nap, and oneirophobia is the fear of dreaming or witnessing a nightmare.

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