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Meaning of WAKEFUL

Pronunciation:  'weykful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"
 

WAKEFUL is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: alert, argus-eyed, light, open-eyed, shallow, vigilant, watchful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wake"ful\, a.
Not sleeping; indisposed to sleep; watchful; vigilant.

      Dissembling sleep, but wakeful with the fright.
                                               --Dryden.
-- {Wake"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Wake"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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