Part of speech: adjective

In or into a state of sleep; dormant; dead; benumbed.

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Usage examples "asleep":

  1. Good- by- if I don't get down to breakfast it will be because I'm sound asleep. - "The Desired Woman", Will N. Harben.
  2. Brother, I believe you are asleep again." - "Verotchka's Tales", Mamin Siberiak.
  3. Hurst was lying on the bed asleep. - "Norston's Rest", Ann S. Stephens.