Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not sleeping; ever wakeful.

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  • adjective Not sleeping
  • adjective constant

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  • adjective fully awake

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Examples

  • It had made O laugh to witness its uneasy adaptation by the anxious, suspicious, unsleeping overachievers who worked for him.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • I have tired myself out with reading, and the fuzziness of my unsleeping brain makes for melancholy.

    CHAPTER XI

  • It had made O laugh to witness its uneasy adaptation by the anxious, suspicious, unsleeping overachievers who worked for him.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • It had made O laugh to witness its uneasy adaptation by the anxious, suspicious, unsleeping overachievers who worked for him.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • It had made O laugh to witness its uneasy adaptation by the anxious, suspicious, unsleeping overachievers who worked for him.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • It had made O laugh to witness its uneasy adaptation by the anxious, suspicious, unsleeping overachievers who worked for him.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • So wrote Jeremy Bentham in 1787, about his planned “Panopticon” — a temple of correction, circular in design, whose inmates would be exposed to an unsleeping scrutiny.

    Prison Porn

  • All that night Saxon lay, unsleeping, without taking off her clothes, and when she arose in the morning and washed her face and dressed her hair she was aware of a strange numbness, of a feeling of constriction about her head as if it were bound by a heavy band of iron.

    CHAPTER XV

  • And I listened, and grew fat and short-breathed, and in the long nights, unsleeping, worried that the men of the stranger tribe brought me meat for my wisdom and honour, but laughed at my fatness and undesire for the hunting and fighting.

    Chapter 21

  • So wrote Jeremy Bentham in 1787, about his planned “Panopticon” — a temple of correction, circular in design, whose inmates would be exposed to an unsleeping scrutiny.

    Prison Porn

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