Definition of sleepless
1 : not able to sleep lay sleepless with fever
2 : affording no sleep sleepless nights
3 : unceasingly active or operative sleepless casinos
Examples of sleepless in a Sentence
He lay sleepless in bed.
Recent Examples of sleepless from the Web
The couple's sleepless nights are now accompanied by new fears about their son's future.
There are many sleepless nights and stressful months before a kernel of success is found.
Gilbert, on the other hand, should be headed for some sleepless nights.
Carl spent his sleepless night in a different Blaine establishment, his anxiety heightened by the weather.
The first weeks were a sleepless, unrelenting blur.
Commissioner Rob Manfred has already expressed concern about the diminishing amount of action in the game, and the ongoing trends can do nothing but give him sleepless nights.
But Oswalt followed intensely confessional moments like that with equally hilarious imagery, here describing being peppered with unfiltered questions from his daughter's friends after four sleepless nights.
I was also struck by the scene in which Frank, sleepless, goes to sit next to the bed where Claire is lying with Tom.
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First Known Use of sleepless
SLEEPLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sleepless for English Language Learners
: without sleep
: not able to sleep
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