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wakeful

wakeful

adjective wake·ful \ˈwāk-fəl\

: not sleeping or not able to sleep

Full Definition of WAKEFUL

:  not sleeping or able to sleep :  sleepless
wake·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
wake·ful·ness noun

Examples of WAKEFUL

  1. <the mother remained wakeful until her child returned home>

First Known Use of WAKEFUL

15th century

wakeful

adjective wake·ful \ˈwāk-fəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WAKEFUL

:  not sleeping or able to sleep :  sleepless
wake·ful·ness noun

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