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Definition of Slumber


  1. To sleep; especially, to sleep lightly; to doze.
  2. To be in a state of negligence, sloth, supineness, or inactivity.
  3. To lay to sleep.
  4. To stun; to stupefy.
  5. Sleep; especially, light sleep; sleep that is not deep or sound; repose.

Slumber Quotations

Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Well, you don't get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends.
Michael Jackson

It is tempting to think of this form of insomnia, the inability to fall asleep, as a disease of agency and control: the inability to relinquish high self-reflexive consciousness for the vulnerable, ignorant regions of slumber in which we know not what we do.
Siri Hustvedt

Bedtime rituals for children ease the way to the elsewhere of slumber - teeth brushing and pajamas, the voice of a parent reading, the feel and smell of the old blanket or toy, the nightlight glowing in a corner.
Siri Hustvedt

I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on.
Christina Rossetti
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Slumber Translations

slumber in Dutch is sluimeren, druilen, dutten
slumber in German is schlummern, Schlummer, schlummern
slumber in Italian is dormicchiare, sopore
slumber in Latin is dormio
slumber in Spanish is dormitar, letargo
slumber in Swedish is slumra, slummer
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