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Wakefulness definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WAKEFULNESS, n.
1. Indisposition to sleep.
2. Forbearance of sleep; want of sleep.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world; "consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar"
2: a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep; "accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come" [syn: wakefulness, sleeplessness] [ant: drowsiness, sleepiness, somnolence]
3: the process of paying close and continuous attention; "wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter"; "vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue" [syn: watchfulness, wakefulness, vigilance, alertness]

Merriam Webster's

noun see wakeful

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Wakeful Wake"ful, a. Not sleeping; indisposed to sleep; watchful; vigilant. Dissembling sleep, but wakeful with the fright. --Dryden. -- Wake"ful*ly, adv. -- Wake"ful*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see wakeful

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Sleeplessness, want of sleep, indisposition to sleep, insomnia. 2. Watchfulness, vigilance, wariness.



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