Verboticism: Insoundmia


Created by: Nosila

Definition: n. Strange sounds that keep you awake in the middle of the night. v. To lie in bed unable to sleep because you keep hearing weird sounds.

Pronunciation: in saond meea

Sentence: Bella was having trouble falling into the arms of Morpheus, because she could hear every little creak and groan in the old house. When this insoundmia finally abated, she fell into a fitful sleep and dreamt bizarre dreams of her being up at the bat at the Breaking Dawn.

Etymology: Insomnia (sleeplessness) & Sound (auditory noise)

Points: 470

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