wakefulness


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Synonyms for wakefulness

the condition of being alert

Synonyms for wakefulness

a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world

a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep

the process of paying close and continuous attention

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The exciting influence of the previous day, heightened at last by Dinah's unexpected presence, had not been counteracted by any bodily weariness, for he had not done his ordinary amount of hard work; and so when he went to bed; it was not till he had tired himself with hours of tossing wakefulness that drowsiness came, and led on a heavier morning sleep than was usual with him.
But as he was a man of order, who utilized even pain, he forced his wakefulness to be the humble servant of his labor.
At the first hint of dawn the chanting of the priests of Opar brought Tarzan to wakefulness.
Shivering and miserable, she accepted a night of wakefulness gladly with the knowledge that she kept him from knowing the worst of his pain.
He had gained experience enough by this time to distrust the wakefulness of Mrs.
In truth, so little did these poor young people deserve the mighty prize which had lured them thither, that they had slept peacefully all night, and till the summits of the hills were glittering with sunshine; while the other adventurers had tossed their limbs in feverish wakefulness, or dreamed of climbing precipices, and set off to realize their dreams with the earliest peep of dawn.
The book, represents a confluence of romance and reverence, offers selected poems on diverse themes as wakefulness of the soul, yearning for love, ambivalence of emotions, cruelty to animals, the magic and colours of autumn and spring and the dancing rain.
It covers normal polysomnographic features of wakefulness and the various stages of sleep as well as polysomnographic findings characteristic of sleep-related breathing disorders, sleep-related movements, and parasomnias.
At the CTAD meeting, there will be a poster presentation on the characteristics of sleep and wakefulness measured by actigraphy in patients with Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder (ISWRD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT Going to bed too full or too hungry can cause wakefulness.
Get active, but at the right time Fit people have a better quality of sleep, but working out right before bed prepares the body for wakefulness.
Takahashi said the finding may eventually lead to therapies that could benefit people in occupations requiring long stretches of wakefulness, from military to airline piloting.
Unresponsive wakefulness is a new medical term for persistent vegetative state.
Promotes wakefulness and cognitive skills Modafinil aims to boost up wakefulness besides promoting the cognitive skill.
Time, Place]: Provigil is the most effective remedy for sleep disorders and also for enhancing wakefulness in men and women.