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sleepless Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
    watchful; insomniac.
    • insomniac old people
    • insomniac nights
    • lay sleepless all night
    • twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
  2. adjective satellite always watchful
    • to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson

Sleep"less adjective
  1. Having no sleep; wakeful.
  2. Having no rest; perpetually agitated. "Biscay's sleepless bay." Byron. -- Sleep"less*ly, adv. -- Sleep"less*ness, n.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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