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wide–awake

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wide–awake

  1. 1 not sleeping or able to sleep <was wide-awake with worry for most of the night> Synonyms awake, insomniac, sleepless, wide-awakeRelated Words aroused, awakened, roused, rousted, wakened; about, astir, up; aware, conscious; revived; reawakenedNear Antonyms dozy, drowsy, nodding, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolent; dreaming; hypnotized, mesmerizedAntonyms asleep, dormant, dozing, napping, resting, sleeping, slumbering, unawakened

  2. 2 paying close attention usually for the purpose of anticipating approaching danger or opportunity <investors who were wide-awake bought the stock as soon as it was offered> Synonyms Argus-eyed, attentive, awake, observant, open-eyed, tenty (also tentie) [Scottish], vigilant, watchful, wide-awakeRelated Words alive, aware, conscious, sensitive; cognizant, heedful, keen, mindful, observing, regardful, sharp, sharp-eyed; hyperalert, hypervigilant, sleepless, wakeful; careful, cautious, chary, wary; prepared, readyNear Antonyms absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, daydreaming, dazed, distracted, dreaming, dreamy, engrossed, faraway, insensible, oblivious, preoccupied; sleeping, unaware, unconscious, unknowing, unwitting; careless, heedless, inattentive, unheeding, unmindful, unthinking, unwary; unprepared, unreadyAntonyms asleep




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