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On dreary winter days, it flickers like a flame in the corner of the room, and on insomniac nights, when the rest of the world is asleep, it stays up with me, troubling the water.

I became an insomniac, avoiding sleep at all costs, to keep the clawing terror at bay.

By writing about my wild sleeps, I could bring my fellow insomniacs with me.

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Most people are insomniac, mainly because they are overanxious about their sleep.

Telling a careworn insomniac not to worry is as silly and useless as telling a lovelorn person to stop being in love.

Consciousness came back in little dribbles like a montage—half reality and half nightmare of the insomniac.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insomniac, such as: alive, astir, attentive, awake, careful, and heedful.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.