Definition Of somnambulism
In somnambulism and somniloquy, a child sits up in bed with eyes open but is ‘unseeing.’
Example Of somnambulism
After watching the Pope's funeral, I staggered somnambulantly towards the Commons in search of breakfast.
An outraged crowd readies to raze the community, but once again they do so without passion, somnambulistically moving along, tending over the duties handed to them by chance.
As I was trolling the Internet the other night, (an addictive past-time especially for somnambulant sleuths like me), I happened upon the ‘ultimate destination for women's fiction’.
At the same time, there are recent texts in which a representation of somnambulism seems fused with the image of vertical slumber.
Before and beyond they are sleeping, somnambulists - and, in fact, the physical appearance of Dix both in the first and last scene suggests this state.