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synonyms for asleep

  • comatose
  • dormant
  • catching some zzz's
  • conked
  • crashed
  • dozing
  • dreaming
  • flaked out
  • getting shut-eye
  • in dreamland
  • in repose
  • inactive
  • inert
  • napping
  • on the kip
  • out
  • out cold
  • out like a light
  • out of it
  • reposing
  • resting
  • sacked out
  • sleeping
  • slumbering
  • snoring
  • somnolent
  • taking forty winks
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antonyms for asleep

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  • attentive
  • awake
  • conscious
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How to use asleep in a sentence

We fell asleep to the sound of the waves crashing against the breakwall.
A MAUI VACATION IN THREE ACTSALEX PULASKIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We allow our smartphones to monitor where we go, what time we fall asleep and even whether we’ve washed our hands for a full 20 seconds.
CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Sometimes, when I am ready to turn in for the night, I will find him asleep in my bed!
MISS MANNERS: FAMILY MEMBER’S MANNERS HAVE GONE TO THE DOGSJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He has a reputation as being hard to work with, and reportedly falls asleep in meetings that don’t interest him.
WHY LARRY SUMMERS STILL TRIGGERS WASHINGTON. (IT ISN’T HIS ECONOMICS.)PHILIP ELLIOTTFEBRUARY 8, 2021TIME
By the time I came home, they were both asleep and then we would do the same thing over and over again.
HOW FRENCH BAKING WAS BROUGHT TO VIRGINIAEUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 5, 2021OZY
“At night, after everyone was asleep, and before her nightmares interrupted, she envisioned her love reaching out from her heart to his, and hoped it was received.”
FOR A MOTHER FORCED TO GIVE UP HER CHILD, DECADES OF GRIEF, SHAME AND SECRETSELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The system can also detect if drivers are looking at their smartphones or falling asleep at the wheel.
AMAZON WILL USE CAMERAS AND AI TO MONITOR DELIVERY DRIVERSTIMOTHY B. LEEFEBRUARY 4, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Although the hospital staff was trying to call those who had priority, most of them were elderly would probably be asleep by then, so they were also creating a backup list.
I JUMPED THE QUEUE TO GET AN EXPIRING VACCINE. DID I DO THE RIGHT THING?NIALL FIRTHFEBRUARY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The best memory foam mattress will help you fall asleep and stay that way.
BEST MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS: SLEEP BETTER ON ONE OF THESE PICKSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Peter did his best to put things away before he fell asleep because waking up to the mess drove Sharon nuts.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS WORSE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU TRY.BY ELIZABETH WEILJANUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO ASLEEP

  • asleep
  • insentience
  • numbness
  • put under
  • stupor
  • unconsciousness
  • asleep
  • cold
  • defunct
  • departed
  • exanimate
  • expired
  • extinct
  • finished
  • former
  • gave up the ghost
  • gone
  • inanimate
  • late
  • lifeless
  • lost
  • passed on
  • pushing up daisies
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