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sleeping

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sleeping

  1. being in a state of suspended consciousness a roomful of sleeping preschoolers at a daycare center Synonyms dormant, dozing, napping, resting, asleep, 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



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