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synonyms for wakeful

  • alive
  • astir
  • attentive
  • careful
  • heedful
  • insomniac
  • insomnious
  • observant
  • on guard
  • on the alert
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
  • sleepless
  • unsleeping
  • vigilant
  • waking
  • wary
  • watchful
  • wide-awake
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antonyms for wakeful

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  • sleepy
  • unaware
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How to use wakeful in a sentence

Vast feelings that slide, beyond command, beneath the wakeful tending of our days.
THE WHALE WHO WILL COME SOON - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGSREBECCA GIGGSSEPTEMBER 8, 2021NAUTILUS
Taking time to space out—whether by showering, pulling weeds, or petting a dog—provides an opportunity for what psychologists call wakeful rest.
WHY SPACING OUT IS GOOD FOR YOUELEANOR CUMMINSFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The boy was sleeping soundly, and little Carry lay quietly wakeful upon her mother's lap.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The next day, Bussy left Angers before the most wakeful bourgeois had had their breakfast.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
On mornings when I happen to be wakeful the observations I make are not always through the tent flap.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
When I was alone, I lay wakeful through the noisy hours, waiting for daylight.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
I was fevered with happiness; the past and future reeled before my wakeful vision.
ANGLING SKETCHESANDREW LANG
In the Doloneia the wakeful princes, after inspecting the advanced guard, go forward within view of the Trojan ranks and consult.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
At the breakfast-table, his calm, smiling face bore no traces of a wakeful, anxious night.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
You may have difficulty in sleeping, because the fast is apt to make you nervous and wakeful.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WAKEFUL

  • alive
  • aroused
  • attentive
  • awakened
  • aware
  • cognizant
  • excited
  • heedful
  • knowing
  • observant
  • on guard
  • roused
  • vigilant
  • wakeful
  • waking
  • watchful
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