In a state of sleep; in sleep; dormant.
- In a state of sleep; sleeping.
- Inactive; dormant.
- Indifferent: politicians who are asleep to the needs of their constituents.
- Numb, especially from reduced circulation of blood to a limb: My leg is asleep.
- In or into a state of sleep.
- In or into a state of apathy or indifference.
- Into a state of numbness.
- Into the sleep of the dead.