Definition of Sleepless person

1. Noun. Someone who cannot sleep.

Exact synonyms: Insomniac
Generic synonyms: Diseased Person, Sick Person, Sufferer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleepless Person

sleeping off
sleeping partner
sleeping pill
sleeping pills
sleeping policeman
sleeping policemen
sleeping room
sleeping sickness
sleeping tablet
sleeping tablets
sleeping together
sleepless person (current term)
sleeps off

Literary usage of Sleepless person

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home Maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"But suppose the sleepless person is active and healthy, with just imagination enough not to be overwhelmed by the activity of his brain, is undisturbed with ..."

2. Philadelphia Medical Times (1882)
"A sleepless person will often fall into sound and refreshing slumber after walking a few minutes in his room with his whole body exposed to the air. ..."

3. Doctor in Medicine: And Other Papers on Professional Subjects by Stephen Smith (1872)
"She is the most sleepless person in the household. For months, and often for years, she does not enjoy two consecutive hours of sleep. ..."

4. The Will Power: Its Range in Action by John Milner Fothergill (1891)
"The sleepless person secretly drinks a draught of chloral, and gains the coveted sleep; but at what cost! The chloral puts the brain to sleep partly by ..."

5. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical by Wilhelm Gesenius, Edward Robinson (1844)
"6, 19. m. plnr. uneasy motions, toss- ings, of a sleepless person on his bed, Job 7, 4. R..TI;. *I. 5"l7r m Kal not used, iqT!J > to flee, to recede. ..."

6. Social Work: Essays on the Meeting-ground of Doctor and Social Worker by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"Any physician or any patient succeeds in curing insomnia who succeeds in finding out what is wrong in the way the sleepless person lives, and how it can be ..."

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