sleep (slēp) deprivation (dĕpırә-vā’shәn)

1. A natural periodic state of rest for the mind and body, in which the eyes usually close and consciousness is completely or partially lost, so that there is a decrease in bodily movement and responsiveness to external stimuli. During sleep the brain in humans and other mammals undergoes a characteristic cycle of brain-wave activity that includes intervals of dreaming.
2. A period of this form of rest.
3. A state of inactivity resembling or suggesting sleep; unconsciousness, dormancy, hibernation.

1. The act or an instance of depriving; loss.
2. The condition of being deprived; privation.

1 Comment

  1. Joyce March 19, 2006 at 8:45 am

    Hi! I know what I’m going to say is not relevant but u said u have an apartment at Casa Damansara. Do you happen to have the interest to let it out or something? Thx!