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synonyms for unsleeping

  • alive
  • astir
  • attentive
  • awake
  • careful
  • heedful
  • insomniac
  • insomnious
  • observant
  • on guard
  • on the alert
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
  • sleepless
  • vigilant
  • waking
  • wary
  • watchful
  • wide-awake
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How to use unsleeping in a sentence

To flee was more than I could find courage for; but I registered a vow of unsleeping circumspection.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Nor in the duties of judge and governor did he relax the unsleeping vigilance of the general.
MONKJULIAN CORBETT
Discretion, on her side unsleeping, on his the more effective because he never seemed to have any, secured them.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
By night and day the work goes on, the unsleeping engines groan and shriek, the fiery pools of metal boil and surge.
LIFE IN THE IRON-MILLSREBECCA HARDING DAVIS
Her face grew hard, for these foolish, unsleeping reminders were as constant as the bugle calls.
THE CUP OF TREMBLING AND OTHER STORIESMARY HALLOCK FOOTE
He lay but opened a red eye unsleeping, deep and slowly breathing, slumberous but awake.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
Out from a hole came a serpent, and it tried to bite the sleeping man, but his wife sat beside him watching and unsleeping.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPTLEWIS SPENCE
The man's eyes began to show the restless fever within him, and some sort of an unsleeping, nervous anxiety.
UNDER HANDICAPJACKSON GREGORY
These were tended by the crones, unseen, unsleeping—not always unheard.
IN THE SOUTH SEASROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It was only, indeed, his unsleeping caution that had saved him.
RED FOXCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
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