Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To sleep.

Part of speech: verb

To be inactive.

Part of speech: noun

Sleep; especially light sleep.

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Usage examples "slumber":

  1. Night and the deadness of slumber seemed falling softly, yet heavily, about it. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
  2. Jacob insisted that the old soldier and I give ourselves up to slumber while he kept guard, for he did not need the rest as much as we. - "The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley", James Otis.
  3. When the near- by clock struck the hour of twelve Dan was still wrapped in slumber. - "An Amateur Fireman", James Otis.