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wakeful

adjective

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not sleeping or able to sleep
  • the mother remained wakeful until her child returned home

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The first known use of wakeful was in 1546

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“Wakeful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wakeful. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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