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insomnia

noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈsɒm.ni.ə/ us    /-ˈsɑːm-/
C2 the condition of being unable to sleep, over a period of time: Holly suffered from insomnia caused by stress at work.Not sleeping and not unconscious
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