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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsleeping, wide-awake(adj)

    fully awake

    "the unsleeping city"; "so excited she was wide-awake all night"

    Synonyms:
    heads-up, unsleeping

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, asleep(p), unvigilant

  2. heads-up, wide-awake(adj)

    fully alert and watchful

    "played heads-up ball"

    Synonyms:
    heads-up, unsleeping

    Antonyms:
    asleep(p), unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wide-awake

    Alert, ready, and wide-awake refer to a watchful promptness for action. Ready suggests thoughtful preparation; the wandering Indian is alert, the trained soldier is ready. Ready expresses more life and vigor than prepared. The gun is prepared; the man is ready. Prompt expresses readiness for appointment or demand at the required moment. The good general is ready for emergencies, alert to perceive opportunity or peril, prompt to seize occasion. The sense of brisk, nimble is the secondary and now less common signification of alert. Compare ACTIVE; ALIVE; NIMBLE; VIGILANT.

    Synonyms:
    active, alert, brisk, hustling, lively, nimble, on the watch, prepared, prompt, ready, vigilant, watchful

    Antonyms:
    drowsy, dull, heavy, inactive, slow, sluggish, stupid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wide-awake(a)

    Synonyms:
    alert, keen, vigilant, watchful, wary, attentive

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How to use wide-awake in a sentence?

  1. Roger Babson:

    It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true.

  2. Octavio Paz:

    Modern man likes to pretend that his thinking is wide-awake. But this wide-awake thinking has led us into the mazes of a nightmare in which the torture chambers are endlessly repeated in the mirrors of reason.

  3. Frank Shutts:

    One very important ingredient of success is a good, wide-awake, persistent, tireless enemy.

  4. Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi:

    Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised.

  5. Anonymous:

    Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.

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