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Synonyms for oversleep

to sleep longer than intended


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Connor Obernolte: The beds are probably comfy in the White House, so don't oversleep.
Journalist Plum Sykes had written: "To oversleep once may be regarded as a misfortune but to oversleep twice looks like carelessness.
There's never been a better reason to oversleep and miss breakfast.
As daylight wanes in the fall and winter,some people slow down, oversleep, over-eat and become depressed and unable to function normally.
One man whined that his Portugal visit was ruined - because his hotel bed was "too comfy" and made him frequently oversleep.
While such persons generally slow down, experience depressed feelings, oversleep and overeat in the fall and winter, they become agitated, impulsive and violent and even suffer short bouts of psychosis in the spring and summer.
False teeth also make the top 10 list, presumably when people oversleep and have to rush out at the last minute to the airport.
Such persons experience depressed feelings; they oversleep, overeat and generally slow down significantly.
GETTING THE RHYTHM: You oversleep and walk in late and unironed for your Big Meeting, plus you're limping from tripping over the curb on the way in.
Days where we oversleep and are late for work, or loose our mobiles, or feel like we're coming down with a slight head cold.
The town has a Roman bridge, the remains of a Moorish castle, a church clock which chimes the hour twice to make sure the fishermen don't oversleep and a leafy park.
Hope they oversleep and miss the game,'' Jeremy Roenick said.
But Peep oversleeps--he's been practising all day and into the night; and again he oversleeps on the following morning.
Peep practices all day but then oversleeps and misses his audition.
is a children's picturebook about a strict teacher who oversleeps and is late for school