Synonyms of wakeful


1. argus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant, wakeful, alert (vs. unalert), watchful

usage: 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. light, wakeful, shallow (vs. deep)

usage: (of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"

3. waking, wakeful, awake(predicate) (vs. asleep)

usage: marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every moment of my waking hours"

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Definition and meaning of wakeful (Dictionary)