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Meaning of SLEEPLESS

Pronunciation:  'sleeplis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  without having the eyes closed or covered by the eyelids; "to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson
  2. [adj]  experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness; "insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
 

SLEEPLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: alert, awake(p), insomniac, lidless, watchful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sleep"less\, a.
1. Having no sleep; wakeful.

2. Having no rest; perpetually agitated. ``Biscay's sleepless
   bay.'' --Byron. -- {Sleep"less*ly}, adv. --
   {Sleep"less*ness}, n.

 

 

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