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Definition 1: a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar

(wakefulness is a kind of ...) the state of remaining awake

"days of danger and nights of waking"

(wakefulness is a kind of ...) the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

(... is a kind of wakefulness ) awakening from sleep

(... is a kind of wakefulness ) a period of sleeplessness

Definition 2: the process of paying close and continuous attention - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter
  • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue

Synonyms for wakefulness in the sense of this definition

(wakefulness is a kind of ...) the faculty or power of mental concentration

"keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"

(... is a kind of wakefulness ) zealous vigilance

"cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"

Definition 3: a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep - [noun denoting state]

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

  • accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

Synonyms for wakefulness in the sense of this definition

(wakefulness is a kind of ...) a state that continues for a limited time

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