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See definition of sleeplessness on Dictionary.com
  • as ininsomnia
  • as innerves

synonyms for sleeplessness

  • restlessness
  • indisposition
  • stress
  • tension
  • vigil
  • vigilance
  • wakefulness
  • insomnolence

antonyms for sleeplessness

MOST RELEVANT
  • relaxation
  • sleep
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How to use sleeplessness in a sentence

Hours of pain and sleeplessness were passed, yet he rose on Wednesday and went out several times to the garden.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
But he immediately put this idea aside as a frenzy, generated by the fever of fatigue and sleeplessness.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
By dawn the feverish, excited sleeplessness in his brain had driven him on and on to one last, supremely fantastic impulse.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Sleeplessness is another great enemy at heights, and most of the party I found slept very poorly at the highest camp.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
In Babylonia this evil spirit might also cause sleeplessness or death by hovering near a bed.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
Opium should not be used unless the patient suffers from sleeplessness.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
Lydia raised her white face, haggard and livid with sleeplessness and anxiety.
THE DARK HOUSEGEORG MANVILLE FENN
Don Jose was still sound asleep, making up, no doubt, for the fatigue and sleeplessness of several days of adventure.
CARMENPROSPER MERIMEE
Cilia found the suggestion excellent, and began hinting to Soren that he was suffering from sleeplessness and gout.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
But when he had an hour of leisure or of sleeplessness, she came back to him like a ghost with eery beauty and uncanny charm.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLEEPLESSNESS

  • indisposition
  • insomnolence
  • restlessness
  • sleeplessness
  • stress
  • tension
  • vigil
  • vigilance
  • wakefulness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.