Sleep

 

sleep

Sleep is a time when the mind and the body get a necessary rest period.

Most people get seven to eight hours of sleep every night.

 

asleep

nighttime

 

Nighttime is a time for sleep.

 

sleep at night

dream

 

Pleasant thoughts and images in the mind happen during a dream while a person sleeps.

dream

nightmare

 

If the dream is unpleasant, it's called a nightmare.

He's having a nightmare.

 

nightmare

bad dream

A nightmare is also called a bad dream.

dream

daydream

A person who dreams during the day has a daydream. This happens while a person is awake.

He's daydreaming of rock stardom.

daydream

 

bed

A bed is the place where a person sleeps. A bed usually consists of the following: a mattress, sheets, a blanket or comforter, and a pillow.

 

bed

pillow

Your head rests on a pillow.

pillow

in bed

When a person gets into bed to go to sleep, he or she is in bed.

twin beds

crib

A baby sleeps in a crib.

crib

 

cradle

A baby might sleep in a cradle, but these are not as popular as they once were due to safety concerns.

 

cradle

bunk beds

When beds are stacked on top of each other, they're referred to as bunk beds. Bunk beds save on space in a room.

bunkbeds

 

hammock

A hammock is used for sleeping or resting outside. It usually hangs between two trees.

 

hammock

nightgown

 

Some women wear a nightgown to bed.

nightgown

pajamas

Pajamas may be worn to bed by children or adults, women or men.

pajamas

slippers

Slippers are shoes that some people wear around the house while wear pajamas or a nightgown.

slippers

sleepwalk

 

A person who walks or gets up while sleeping is said to be sleepwalking.

sleepwalk

say a prayer

Some people say a prayer before they go to sleep.

praying

the middle of the night

Sometimes sleep is disturbed and a person must wake up. The middle of the night occurs when a person would normally be sleeping, roughly between 1 a.m. to 4 a.m.

in the middle of the night

insomnia

A person who can't get to sleep has insomnia. This can be a mental or physical condition. Sometimes insomnia has external causes beyond a person's control.

insomnia

alarm clock

An alarm clock goes off in the morning and wakes people from sleep.

alarm clock

yawn and stretch

When a person wakes up in the morning, it's natural to yawn (open the mouth wide) and stretch (extend the arms and legs).

yawn and stretch

sleepy

A person who needs to go to sleep is sleepy.

sleepy

sleepy / tired

People may feel sleepy or tired in the morning if they don't get enough sleep.

sleepy at work

night owl

A person who doesn't go to sleep at night or who works at night when he or she should be sleeping is called a night owl.

in bed

It's important to get

a good night's sleep.

timer

 

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