Definition of noctambulation in English:

noctambulation

noun

mass nounrare
  • Sleepwalking.

    • ‘A case on record tells of a professor of philosophy whose noctambulation was carefully observed for a period of ten years.’
    • ‘People that are affected by noctambulation just don't know what they are doing.’
    • ‘I should want to know Venice familiarly before giving myself overmuch to noctambulation.’
    • ‘Throughout this compilation the listener will find excellent music for dining, dancing, relaxation, reflection, and meditative noctambulation.’
    somnambulism, noctambulism
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Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin nox, noct- ‘night’ + ambulatio(n-) (from ambulare ‘to walk’).

Pronunciation

noctambulation

/nɒkˌtambjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/