Sleeplessness
Sleepless Sleep"less, a. 1. Having no sleep; wakeful. [1913 Webster]

2. Having no rest; perpetually agitated. ``Biscay's sleepless bay.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster] -- {Sleep"less*ly}, adv. -- {Sleep"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • sleeplessness — noun see sleepless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sleeplessness — See sleeplessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • sleeplessness — noun The property of being sleepless …   Wiktionary

  • sleeplessness — SYN: insomnia …   Medical dictionary

  • sleeplessness — Synonyms and related words: acuity, acuteness, agility, alertness, all night vigil, attention, attentiveness, brightness, consciousness, insomnia, insomniac, insomnolence, insomnolency, keenness, lidless vigil, nimbleness, promptitude, promptness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sleeplessness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. restlessness, wakefulness, alertness; see insomnia …   English dictionary for students

  • sleeplessness — sleep·less·ness || slɪːlɪsnɪs n. lack of sleep; alertness, insomnia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sleeplessness — n wakefulness, restlessness, insomnia, insomnolence; vigil, vigilance, vigilantness, alertness, watchfulness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sleeplessness — sleep·less·ness …   English syllables

  • sleeplessness — See: sleepless …   English dictionary

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