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Definition of Asleep


  1. In a state of sleep; in sleep; dormant.
  2. In the sleep of the grave; dead.
  3. Numbed, and, usually, tingling.

Asleep Quotations

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.
Roy Orbison

Even today we raise our hand against our brother... We have perfected our weapons, our conscience has fallen asleep, and we have sharpened our ideas to justify ourselves as if it were normal we continue to sow destruction, pain, death. Violence and war lead only to death.
Pope Francis

You don't need to know this - but here goes: due to some acquired infantilism, I feel compelled to fall asleep listening to the radio. On a good night, I'll push the frail barque of my psyche off into the waters of Lethe accompanied by the midnight newsreader - on a bad one, it's the shipping forecast.
Will Self

As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
Mark Twain

To get rich, you have to be making money while you're asleep.
David Bailey
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Asleep Translations

asleep in German is im Schlaf
asleep in Italian is dormiente
asleep in Spanish is dormido, dormitivo
asleep in Swedish is sovande