Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Remaining awake, especially at night.

Part of speech: adjective

Attended by want of sleep.

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Usage examples "wakeful":

  1. " He'm werry wakeful, Masser Al'erman. - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
  2. " He is very young," murmured Marguerite in her wakeful mood, " he is very timid; perhaps- but we must see- perhaps it will be ridiculous. - "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
  3. When Lilly started out of a state of wakeful torpor a grey day was peering in through the window. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.