insomnia etymology

English word insomnia comes from Latin somnium (Dream, vision. Fantasy, daydream.), Latin -ia, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.)

Detailed word origin of insomnia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
somnium Latin (lat) Dream, vision. Fantasy, daydream.
-ia Latin (lat) Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
insomnia English (eng) A sleeping disorder that is known for its symptoms of unrest and the inability to sleep.

Words with the same origin as insomnia

Descendants of -ia
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