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wake·ful

 (wāk′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Not sleeping or not able to sleep.
b. Without sleep; sleepless.
2. Watchful; alert.

wake′ful·ly adv.
wake′ful·ness n.

wakeful

(ˈweɪkfʊl)
adj
1. unable or unwilling to sleep
2. sleepless
3. alert
ˈwakefully adv
ˈwakefulness n

wake•ful

(ˈweɪk fəl)

adj.
1. unable to sleep.
2. sleepless: a wakeful night.
[1540–50]
wake′ful•ly, adv.
wake′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wakeful - carefully observant or attentivewakeful - carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"
alert, watchful - 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"
2.wakeful - (of sleep) easily disturbedwakeful - (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"
shallow - not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance"
3.wakeful - marked by full consciousness or alertnesswakeful - marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every moment of my waking hours"
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"

wakeful

adjective sleepless, restless, insomniac, unsleeping, disturbed Wakeful babies often continue to need little sleep as they grow older.
sleepless asleep, dormant, dozing

wakeful

adjective
1. Not in a state of sleep:
2. Marked by an absence of sleep:
3. Vigilantly attentive:
Idiom: on the ball.
Translations
أَرِق، غَيْر قادِر على النَّوْممُتَّسِم بالأرَق
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wakeful

[ˈweɪkfʊl] ADJ
1. (= unable to sleep) [person] → desvelado
2. (= sleepless) to have a wakeful nightpasar la noche en vela
3. (frm) (= vigilant) → alerta, vigilante (to a)

wakeful

[ˈweɪkfʊl] adjpetit(e) dormeur/euse
Wakeful babies will often continue to need little sleep as they grow older → Les bébés petits dormeurs continueront à avoir besoin de peu de sommeil en grandissant.

wakeful

adj (= sleepless)schlaflos; (= alert)wachsam

wakeful

[ˈweɪkfʊl] adj (person, night) → insonne

wake1

(weik) past tense woke (wouk) (rare) waked: past participle woken (ˈwoukən) , (rare) waked verb
to bring or come back to consciousness after being asleep. He woke to find that it was raining; Go and wake the others, will you?
ˈwakeful adjective
1. not asleep; not able to sleep. a wakeful child.
2. (of a night) in which one gets little sleep. We spent a wakeful night worrying about her.
ˈwakefully adverb
ˈwakefulness noun
ˈwaken verb
to wake. What time are you going to waken him?; I wakened early.
wake up
1. to wake. Wake up! You're late; The baby woke up in the middle of the night.
2. to become aware of. It is time you woke up to the fact that you are not working hard enough.
References in classic literature ?
There, then, Ulysses lay wakefully brooding upon the way in which he should kill the suitors; and by and by, the women who had been in the habit of misconducting themselves with them, left the house giggling and laughing with one another.
The coming in here from the bedroom, with my pen and ink and paper, before sunrise--the sitting down at the widely- opened window to get all the air I could to cool me--the ceaseless writing, faster and faster, hotter and hotter, driving on more and more wakefully, all through the dreadful interval before the house was astir again--how clearly I recall it, from the beginning by candle-light, to the end on the page before this, in the sunshine of the new day!
He further points out that to make figuration conscious, to participate fully and wakefully rather than subconsciously in the coming together of the data registered by the senses and the conceptual element the mind supplies by way of organizing this data, involves (requires) a kind of mental exertion quite different from ordinary discursive thinking (i.