One Word Substitutes - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 21483

Q.  Choose the correct alternative which can be substituted for the below given word/ sentence.

A person who talks in sleep is called as

- Published on 04 May 16

a. Philatelist
b. Somnambulist
c. Somniloquist
d. Oneirocritic

ANSWER: Somniloquist
A person who talks in sleep is called as Somniloquist
Suffix 'ist' is used to denote a person who is skilled or expert in something.
The word 'Somniloquist' is a Latin word. 'Somni' means sleep and 'loqui' means to talk.

The meanings of remaining words are:

Somnambulist - A person, who walks in sleep
Oneirocritic –A person who interprets dreams
Philatelist – A person who collects stamps

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