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resting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of resting

  1. being in a state of suspended consciousness <the resting cat was curled up in my favorite chair> Synonyms dormant, dozing, napping, asleep, sleeping, slumberingRelated Words drowsy, nodding, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolent; dreaming, reposing; hypnotized, mesmerized; comatose, semiconscious; sleepwalking, somnambulantNear Antonyms aware, conscious; sleepless; aroused, astir, awakened, roused, up, wakened; reawakened, revivedAntonyms awake, sleepless, wakeful, wide-awake




resting

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of resting

  1. a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself <the hyena is ready to scavenge again after its brief resting> Synonyms bed, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, sleep, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's (or zs)Related Words catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, nap, siesta, snooze, wink; oversleeping; dreaming, rapid eye movementNear Antonyms insomnia, sleeplessnessAntonyms consciousness, wake, wakefulness




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