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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

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

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

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.
Christine Todd Whitman

People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
Florence King
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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