Sleepless

  • 1Sleepless — may refer to:In film and television: * Sleepless (2001 film), a horror film by Dario Argento * La Anam ( Sleepless ), an Egyptian film ** La Anam (novel), an Arabic novel by Ihsan Abdel Quddous, basis for the film * Sleepless ( The X Files ), an… …

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  • 2Sleepless — 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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  • 3sleepless — [slēp′lis] adj. 1. unable to sleep; wakeful; restless 2. marked by absence of sleep [a sleepless night] 3. constantly moving, active, or alert sleeplessly adv. sleeplessness n …

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  • 4sleepless — index industrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5sleepless — early 15c., from SLEEP (Cf. sleep) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Sleeplessly; sleeplessness …

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  • 6sleepless — [adj] insomniac, restless active, alert, antsy*, anxious, bustling, edgy, fidgeting, fidgety, jumpy, nervous, on edge, strung out*, tossing and turning*, troubled, unsettled, wakeful, wide awake, wired*, worried; concepts 403,542,584 …

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  • 7Sleepless — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Sleepless Originaltitel Non ho sonno Produktions …

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  • 8sleepless — [[t]sli͟ːpləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A sleepless night is one during which you do not sleep. I have sleepless nights worrying about her. 2) ADJ Someone who is sleepless is unable to sleep. A sleepless baby can seem to bring little reward.… …

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  • 9sleepless — 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 …

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  • 10sleepless — 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] * * * …

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  • 11sleepless — sleep|less [ˈsli:pləs] adj 1.) a sleepless night a night when you are unable to sleep ▪ Adrian spent a sleepless night wondering what to do. 2.) unable to sleep ▪ She lay sleepless for hours, worrying. &GT;sleeplessly adv &GT;sleeplessness n [U] …

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  • 12sleepless — sleep|less [ slipləs ] adjective without sleep or unable to sleep: a sleepless night: They spent a sleepless night waiting for her to call. He had been lying sleepless most of the night. ╾ sleep|less|ly adverb ╾ sleep|less|ness noun uncount …

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  • 13sleepless — UK [ˈsliːpləs] / US [ˈslɪpləs] adjective without sleep, or unable to sleep He had been lying sleepless most of the night. a sleepless night: They spent a sleepless night waiting for her to call. Derived words: sleeplessly adverb sleeplessness&#8230; …

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  • 14sleepless — sleep•less [[t]ˈslip lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) without sleep: a sleepless night[/ex] 2) watchful; alert: sleepless devotion to duty[/ex] 3) always active: the sleepless ocean[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425 sleep′less•ly, adv. sleep′less•ness, n …

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  • 15sleepless — adjective unable to sleep: sleepless night: David spent a sleepless night wondering what to do. sleeplessly adverb sleeplessness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16sleepless — /ˈslipləs/ (say sleepluhs) adjective 1. without sleep: a sleepless night. 2. alert. 3. always active: the sleepless ocean. –sleeplessly, adverb –sleeplessness, noun …

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  • 17sleepless — adjective Characterized by an absence of sleep. I spent a sleepless night worrying about the exams …

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  • 18sleepless — adj. Sleepless is used with these nouns: ↑night …

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  • 19sleepless — adjective he lay sleepless until dawn Syn: wakeful, restless, without sleep, insomniac; (wide) awake, unsleeping, tossing and turning …

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  • 20sleepless — [ˈsliːpləs] adj without sleep, or unable to sleep a sleepless night[/ex] …

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