Synonyms and Antonyms of asleep
1 being in a state of suspended consciousness was sound asleep when the earthquake struck Synonyms of asleep dormant, dozing, napping, resting, sleeping, slumbering Words Related to asleep drowsy, nodding, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolent; dreaming, reposing; hypnotized, mesmerized; comatose, semiconscious; sleepwalking, somnambulant Phrases at rest Near Antonyms of asleep aware, conscious; sleepless; aroused, astir, awakened, roused, up, wakened; reawakened, revived Antonyms of asleep awake, sleepless, wakeful, wide-awake
2 lacking in sensation or feeling after sitting cross-legged all afternoon, I arose only to discover that my right foot was asleep Synonyms of asleep numb, benumbed, dead, insensitive, numbed, torpid, unfeelingWords Related to asleep chilled, nipped; anesthetized, cocainized, deadened, drugged, stupefied; blunted, dulled, obtunded; insensible, senseless, unconscious; inanimate, insensateNear Antonyms of asleep awakeAntonyms of asleep feeling, sensible, sensitive
3 no longer living let us pray for those who are now asleep Synonyms of asleep dead, breathless, cold, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, fallen, gone, late, lifeless, lowWords Related to asleep extinct; dying, fading, moribund; stillborn; finished, lapsed, terminated; inanimate, insensate, nonlivingNear Antonyms of asleep animated; dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vital, vivacious; active, functioning, operative, runningAntonyms of asleep alive, animate, breathing, going, live, living, quick
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