Meaning of “narcolepsy” in the English Dictionary

"narcolepsy" in British English

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narcolepsynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈnɑː.kə.lep.si/ us /ˈnɑːr.kə.lep.si/

a medical condition that makes you go to sleep suddenly and when you do not expect it

narcoleptic
noun [ C ], adjective uk /ˌnɑː.kəˈlep.tɪk/ us /ˌnɑːr.kəˈlep.tɪk/

(Definition of “narcolepsy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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