Insomnious In*som"ni*ous, a. [L. insomniosus, fr. insomnia insomnia.] Restless; sleepless. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

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  • insomnious — in·som·ni·ous …   English syllables

  • insomnious — ə̇nˈsämnēəs adjective Etymology: Latin insomniosus, from insomnia + osus ous : affected with insomnia : sleepless …   Useful english dictionary

  • insomnia — insomnious, adj. /in som nee euh/, n. inability to obtain sufficient sleep, esp. when chronic; difficulty in falling or staying asleep; sleeplessness. [1685 95; < L, equiv. to insomn(is) sleepless (in IN 3 + somn(us) sleep + is adj. suffix) + ia… …   Universalium

  • insomniac — Synonyms and related words: alertness, all night vigil, consciousness, insomnia, insomnious, insomnolence, insomnolency, lidless vigil, restless, restlessness, sentience, sleepless, sleeplessness, slumberless, tossing and turning, unsleeping,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • restless — Synonyms and related words: adrift, afloat, agitated, alternating, amorphous, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, apprehensive, beefing, bellyaching, bitching, breathless, bustling, capricious, chafing, changeable, changeful, complaining, complaintful …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sleepless — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, agile, alert, alive, all ears, all eyes, ardent, assiduous, attentive, aux aguets, awake, bright, constant, continuing, custodial, diligent, disturbed, dogged, eagle eyed, enduring, energetic, faithful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wakeful — Synonyms and related words: agile, alert, alive, attentive, awake, bright, insomniac, insomnious, keen, nimble, on the, on the alert, on the ball, on the job, prompt, qui vive, quick, ready, restless, sharp, sleepless, slumberless, smart,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sleepless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. wakeful, insomniac, restless; alert, vigilant. See care, activity. Ant., somnolent. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wakeful, insomnious, insomniac; see restless 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a.… …   English dictionary for students

  • wakeful — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. alert, watchful, on guard, on the qui vive, vigilant; restless, sleepless, insomniac. See care, activity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Watchful] Syn. alert, vigilant, wary; see careful . 2. [Restless] …   English dictionary for students

  • restless — adj 1. moving, moving about, on the move, on the go, in motion; changeable, changing, astatic, unstable, unsettled, at loose ends; migrant, migrating, migratory, nomadic, wandering, rambling, roving, roaming, Sl. rolling, traveling, itinerant,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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