Definition of Sleeplessly

1. Adverb. Without sleep; in a sleepless manner. "He was lying in bed sleeplessly"

Partainyms: Sleepless



Definition of Sleeplessly

1. Adverb. In a sleepless manner. ¹

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Definition of Sleeplessly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeplessly

sleeping partner
sleeping pill
sleeping pills
sleeping policeman
sleeping policemen
sleeping room
sleeping sickness
sleeping tablet
sleeping tablets
sleeping together
sleepingly
sleepings
sleepish
sleepless
sleepless person
sleeplessly (current term)
sleeplessness
sleeplessnesses
sleeplike
sleepmarken
sleepout
sleepouts
sleepover
sleepovers
sleepry
sleeps
sleeps off
sleepswalk
sleepswalks
sleeptalk

Literary usage of Sleeplessly

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1. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edmund Kemper Broadus (1904)
"... and the chiefs with whom he had come into intimate contact gathered about the body and watched sleeplessly through the night. ..."

2. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"The wealthy are declared to be sickly, discontented and unhappy, spending their nights sleeplessly guarding their treasure. They are wicked and cruel, ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1895)
"But whatever he did, and wherever he went, he had to be sleeplessly on the watch for his Indian foes. When he and his fellows tilled the stump-dotted fields ..."

4. Collected Plays by Stephen Phillips (1921)
"Ever the snare was set, ever in vain; The Lotus Island and the Siren strain; Through Scylla and Charybdis hath he run, sleeplessly plunging to the setting ..."

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