from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having been without sleep.


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  • Our poets die in obscurity, copywriters eat lunch alone, and screenwriters go unslept with.

    Glenn W. Smith: Slippery Scribes Shaft Striking Screenwriters

  • And there'll be fresh circle of unslept craziness to welcome you.

    Evil Mom-Blogger Haters Sent Me Into Labor. Sort Of.

  • I heard her say, “Just like you to take your time after forcing me to hurry the food, and now I am waiting with the hot rice, and me up since dawn and unslept half the night with this squalling child … ”

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • But when we very eventually found the little street and remember, everyone's straight off a 30 hour flight, unshowered, unslept and been traipsing through the 30 degree heat for 3 hours it....umm.....wasn't there!

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Whew, not too bad - now back to all those unread posts... or, hmm, maybe those unread comics... or that unslept sleep...

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • It was very early on a gusty, grey, spring morning; and he himself was cold and unslept.

    The Way Home

  • Weary and unslept, he had risen, day after day, to take up the struggle; the sole object of which was the grinding for bread.

    Ultima Thule

  • He felt tired and unslept, and dragged along as if his body were a weight to him.

    Maurice Guest

  • Tami and Rodney were sitting on the edge of Rodney's bed and Scott was lying on top of his, still neatly made and unslept in.

    Don’t Sleep With Your Drummer

  • Too unslept hath thy seeking made thee, and too wakeful.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none


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