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  • as innegligent
  • as inremiss

synonyms for asleep at switch

  • inadvertent
  • inattentive
  • lax
  • sloppy
  • behindhand
  • cursory
  • delinquent
  • derelict
  • discinct
  • disregardful
  • forgetful
  • heedless
  • inconsiderate
  • incurious
  • neglectful
  • nonchalant
  • offhand
  • regardless
  • remiss
  • slack
  • slapdash
  • slipshod
  • slovenly
  • thoughtless
  • unconcerned
  • unheedful
  • unmindful
  • unthinking

antonyms for asleep at switch

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  • attentive
  • careful
  • caring
  • mindful
  • successful
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How to use asleep at switch in a sentence

The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The sun shone and the birds sang, and the day was beautiful without when she at last fell asleep again.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He lifted his head, looked around him, and was just going to switch off the light, when he noticed the open book on his table.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Here Badorful rolled over upon his side, and was instantly fast asleep.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Upon this he went to bed again, fell asleep, and dreamed a fourth time as before.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The child asleep again, he laid it on its bed, and then sat far into the night thinking barrenly.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Judy, already tucked inside her mosquito-curtains, was nearly asleep.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
His companions followed his example, and in spite of rain and mosquitoes were soon fast asleep.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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