What does sleepless mean?

Definitions for sleepless
ˈslip lɪssleep·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insomniac, sleepless, watchfuladjective

    experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness

    "insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare

  2. lidless, sleeplessadjective

    always watchful

    "to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson

Wiktionary

  1. sleeplessadjective

    Characterized by an absence of sleep.

    I spent a sleepless night worrying about the exams.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sleeplessadjective

    Wanting sleep.

    Etymology: from sleep

    The field
    To labour calls us, now with sweat impos’d,
    Though after sleepless night. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    While pensive poets painful vigils keep,
    Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep. Alexander Pope.

Wikipedia

  1. Sleepless

    Sleepless is the debut single from Australian musician Flume. The track features Sydney based duo Antony for Cleopatra and was released on 1 August 2011. Flume was discovered and signed in 2011 following an original artists competition managed by the Australian record company Future Classic. He submitted the tracks "Sleepless", "Over You" and "Paper Thin", but came second in the competition, after which he was picked up by Future Classic, and the singles were subsequently released.

ChatGPT

  1. sleepless

    Sleepless refers to experiencing or characterized by a lack of sleep or inability to obtain a sufficient amount of sleep. It can pertain to a person who is unable to sleep or to a period of time (such as a night) when someone cannot sleep. It's often associated with conditions like insomnia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleeplessadjective

    having no sleep; wakeful

  2. Sleeplessadjective

    having no rest; perpetually agitated

Wikidata

  1. Sleepless

    Sleepless is a song by the band King Crimson, released as a single in 1984. It is best known for its distinctive opening bassline which features Tony Levin slapping on the strings to create its pulsating beat. It came from Levin's habit of tapping the strings in rehearsal and as well as at soundchecks. The 2001 re-release features several different versions of the song. The opening bassline has been used as the show theme for Australia's RAGE program, since 1987.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleepless in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleepless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sleepless in a Sentence

  1. Saugat Poudyal:

    It's been sleepless nights for the last seven days... I've hardly slept for two hours, i think the global community needs to step forward from now on. It's the lack of oxygen that's going to bring about a huge catastrophe here.

  2. Shirley Cochrane:

    To be cut off from the health system, I felt a little bit abandoned, i’ve had so many sleepless nights.

  3. Lee Habasonda:

    This is giving the ruling party sleepless nights, the Patriotic Front has heavily relied on votes from the Copperbelt and if this situation is not handled carefully, it could just spell doom for the ruling party.

  4. Joel Blanco:

    Months of anxiety, sleepless nights and worries.

  5. Kim Carter:

    I had a lot of sleepless nights -- I felt like God was telling me: 'I didn't bring you through all of this for nothing,'.

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