sleeplessly
adverb see sleepless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sleeplessly — adverb without sleep; in a sleepless manner he was lying in bed sleeplessly • Derived from adjective: ↑sleepless …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sleeplessly — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleeplessly — See sleepless. * * * …   Universalium

  • sleeplessly — adverb In a sleepless manner …   Wiktionary

  • sleeplessly — adv. without sleeping …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sleeplessly — sleep·less·ly …   English syllables

  • sleeplessly — See: sleepless …   English dictionary

  • sleepless — sleeplessly, adv. sleeplessness, n. /sleep lis/, adj. 1. without sleep: a sleepless night. 2. watchful; alert: sleepless devotion to duty. 3. always active: the sleepless ocean. [1375 1425; late ME; see SLEEP, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleepless — adjective Date: 15th century 1. not able to sleep < lay sleepless with fever > 2. affording no sleep < sleepless nights > 3. unceasingly active or operative < sleepless casinos > • sleeplessly adverb • sleeplessness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toss — I. verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to fling or heave continuously about, to and fro, or up and down < a ship tossed by waves > b. bandy 2 c. to mix lightly until well coated with a dressing or until the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”