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Synonyms for wakefulˈweɪk fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. argus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant, wakeful(adj)

    carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger

    Synonyms:
    keen-sighted, wakeful, vigilant, waking, open-eyed, sharp-eyed, hawk-eyed, light, argus-eyed, sharp-sighted, lynx-eyed, quick-sighted

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, asleep(p), deep, unvigilant

  2. light, wakeful(adj)

    (of sleep) easily disturbed

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, open-eyed, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, light, idle, vigilant, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, waking, argus-eyed, tripping

    Antonyms:
    asleep(p), unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful, deep

  3. waking, wakeful(adj)

    marked by full consciousness or alertness

    Synonyms:
    argus-eyed, open-eyed, light, vigilant, wakeful, waking

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, asleep(p), unalert, unvigilant, deep

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wakeful

    Vigilant implies more sustained activity and more intelligent volition than alert; one may be habitually alert by reason of native quickness of perception and thought, or one may be momentarily alert under some excitement or expectancy; one who is vigilant is so with thoughtful purpose. One is vigilant against danger or harm; he may be alert or watchful for good as well as against evil; he is wary in view of suspected stratagem, trickery, or treachery. A person may be wakeful because of some merely physical excitement or excitability, as through insomnia; yet he may be utterly careless and negligent in his wakefulness, the reverse of watchful; a person who is truly watchful must keep himself wakeful while on watch, in which case wakeful has something of mental quality. Watchful, from the Saxon, and vigilant, from the Latin, are almost exact equivalents; but vigilant has somewhat more of sharp definiteness and somewhat more suggestion of volition; one may be habitually watchful; one is vigilant of set purpose and for direct cause, as in the presence of an enemy. Compare ALERT.

    Synonyms:
    alert, awake, careful, cautious, circumspect, on the alert, on the lookout, sleepless, vigilant, wary, watchful, wide-awake

    Antonyms:
    careless, drowsy, dull, heedless, inattentive, incautious, inconsiderate, neglectful, negligent, oblivious, thoughtless, unwary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wakeful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sleepless, indisposed to sleep

  2. wakeful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    watchful, vigilant, observant, wary


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