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English definition of “wakeful”


adjective     /ˈweɪk.fəl/ formal
not able to sleep , or used to describe a period of time when you are not able to sleep : We spent a wakeful night worrying about where he was. She lay there wakeful the whole night .Not sleeping and not unconscious wakefulness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Not sleeping and not unconscious
(Definition of wakeful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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