insomniac insomniac  /ɪn ˈsɑm ni ˌæk/


  1. (n) someone who cannot sleep
  2. (adj) experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness



  1. New trends and names keep the plots boiling They are the insomniac's solace, the commuter's opiate, everymitty's escape from idiot box and cuckoo's nest.
  2. He's a recovering alcoholic and an insomniac, but he made up for that by becoming a very serious drug addict.
  3. A lullaby for the eccentric insomniac.


  1. Insomniac on working with Microsoft Studios for Xbox One exclusive, Sunset Overdrive

    Insomniac Games' new open-world shooter, Sunset Overdrive , is exclusive to Xbox One and published by Microsoft Studios - and this partnership may require some explaining for "longtime fans," Insomniac CEO Ted Price writes. "When we first began discussing this idea with Microsoft, we were initially hesitant to shift back into an exclusive arrangement," Price writes in an Insomniac blog post ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq


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    on June 10, 2013     Source: IGN Guides

  3. Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive is our first look at a cloud-infused Xbox One game

    Insomniac is usually busy developing games for Sony hardware , but company head Ted Price hopped up on stage to reveal Sunset Overdrive . In development with Microsoft Studios, the title is billed as a "open world shooter where the experience can change every day." Though we're told gamers will be able to affect what happens in the world by using the cloud , we're still short on details ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Engadget


  1. When Mastermind was first broadcast it was given a late-night slot on BBC2 and Magnusson described the show as a "one-off little undemanding programme for insomniac academics late at night".
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Magnus Magnusson Source: Independent

  2. Columnist Michael Wilbon wrote: "It's the best insomniac theater imaginable, except there's no way to sleep for at least an hour after the final buzzer because of the insanity of it all."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Michael Wilbon Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Leonard Cohen, the Canadian poet and folksinger-songwriter, says: "The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world."
    on May 10, 2004 By: Leonard Cohen Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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