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Definitions and Synonyms of sleepless | Another word for sleepless | What is sleepless?

Definition 1: always watchful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sleepless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal

Synonyms for sleepless in the sense of this definition

(sleepless is similar to ...) engaged in or accustomed to close observation

"caught by a couple of alert cops" "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came" "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"

Definition 2: experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sleepless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • insomniac old people
  • insomniac nights
  • lay sleepless all night
  • twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights

Synonyms for sleepless in the sense of this definition

(sleepless is similar to ...) not in a state of sleep; completely conscious

"lay awake thinking about his new job" "still not fully awake"

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