Associations to the word «Asleep»
ASLEEP, adjective. In a state of sleep; also, broadly, resting.
ASLEEP, adjective. (slang) Inattentive.
ASLEEP, adjective. (of a body part) Having a numb or prickling sensation accompanied by a degree of unresponsiveness.
ASLEEP, adjective. (euphemistic) dead
ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH, adjective. (idiomatic) Neglectful of an important task, responsibility, or opportunity.
ASLEEP, adverb. Into a sleeping state; "he fell asleep".
ASLEEP, adverb. In the sleep of death.
ASLEEP, adjective. In a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel".
ASLEEP, adjective. Lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold".
ASLEEP, adjective. Dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend".
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