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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wakeful \Wake"ful\, a.
Not sleeping; indisposed to sleep; watchful; vigilant.
Dissembling sleep, but wakeful with the fright.
[1913 Webster] -- Wake"ful*ly, adv. -- Wake"ful*ness, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: 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" [syn: argus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant,
2: (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light
sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night" [syn: light,
3: marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every
moment of my waking hours" [syn: waking, wakeful]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "wakeful":
agile, alert, alive, attentive, awake, bright, insomniac,
insomnious, keen, nimble, on the, on the alert, on the ball,
on the job, prompt, qui vive, quick, ready, restless, sharp,
sleepless, slumberless, smart, unblinking, unnodding, unsleeping,
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