anti-sleep

adjective
an·​ti-sleep | \ ˌan-tē-ˈslēp, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-sleep (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antisleep

Definition of anti-sleep

: opposed to sleep or designed to prevent sleep cars equipped with anti-sleep alarms I try to distract myself by thinking about something peaceful, but my brain won't play along. My brain is firmly anti-sleep. It believes sleep is to be avoided.— Richard Glover

First Known Use of anti-sleep

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-sleep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-sleep. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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