The condition where a person, who is not tired, instantly falls asleep or becomes sleepy when in a classroom setting. After leaving the classroom the person is once again alert.
"I had a serious case of academic narcolepsy in class today, did not catch any of the lecture."
1. The term used to describe feeling bored or tired at the thought of schoolwork
2. The condition where one instantly falls asleep at the mention or thought of class/classwork. Chronic, no cure.
“Every time I walk into French it’s like I have academic narcolepsy. I can’t stay awake!”