All Noun
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  • They may get merely our energy and mental awakeness without the Christian spirit that gave these to us. Cited from Quiet Talks with World Winners, by S. D. Gordon
  • It plays an important role in awakeness and sleep.
  • In its place was an alertness, an awakeness, born of an interest in affairs. Cited from Youth Challenges, by Clarence B Kelland
  • And if I did finally get to sleep it was only to be shocked immediately into wide-awakeness with the pitiless light. Cited from Jailed for Freedom, by Doris Stevens
  • Their awakeness is the thing that crowds in on us. Cited from Quiet Talks with World Winners, by S. D. Gordon
  • Cultivate a spirit of wide-awakeness and perception, and the "knowing" that will come to you will surprise you. Cited from A Series of Lessons in Raja Yoga, by Yogi Ramacharaka
  • Presently she was startled into a condition of absolute wide-awakeness by the sound of a well-known voice, but it suddenly changed into that of the Hebrew. Cited from The Hot Swamp, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • All periods prate against one another in your spirits; and the dreams and pratings of all periods were even realer than your awakeness! Cited from Thus Spake Zarathustra, by Friedrich Nietzsche #1
  • The morning sun already poured into her room, when Mora opened her eyes, waking suddenly with that complete wide-awakeness which follows upon profound and dreamless slumber. Cited from The White Ladies of Worcester, by Florence L. Barclay
  • When, after a long sleep, he awoke and came fully to himself, with that click of awakeness which is the end, the first shades were closing on the afternoon. Cited from Aaron's Rod, By D. H. Lawrence
  • Men's missionary conventions, with great attendances, are swinging into line, and revealing the awakeness of the Church. Cited from Quiet Talks with World Winners, by S. D. Gordon
  • Delirium occurs as a stage of consciousness in the continuum between normal awakeness/alertness and coma.
  • Newer stimulant medications or awakeness promoting agents with different side effect profiles, such as modafinil, are being investigated and sometimes issued for this reason.
  • The two pairs of eyes looked into each other for a moment, singularly alike in a certain intent expression, developed into great keenness in the man, but showing as yet only an extreme wide-awakeness in the boy. Cited from A Court of Inquiry, by Grace S. Richmond
  • The only thing I can really remember is that, when I was being brought home in a car, I was in that wonderful state of half-awakeness in which you hear all sorts of incredible sounds going through your mind.
  • Another example is early morning rebound insomnia which may occur when a rapidly eliminated hypnotic wears off which leads to rebounding awakeness forcing the person to become wide awake before he or she has had a full night's sleep.
  • In British India I have known Brahmans of the better type exactly with the same sallow complexion, same quick and observant brown eye, same portly figure and same wide-awakeness and agility of manner. Cited from Ancient and Modern Physics, by Thomas E. Willson
  • In Orthodox theology, in the Eastern ascetic traditions one of the goals of ascetic practice is to obtain sobriety of consciousness, awakeness (nepsis).
  • Emma Goldman described his arrest and imprisonment in her memoirs, Living My Life (1931): We all had loved Frank for his wide-awakeness and his unassuming ways.
  • It was in a dim, twilight place, wherever it might be; a place of half-awakeness, where the outlines of things were not well defined; but it seemed to be a chamber, antique and vaulted, narrow and high, hung round with old tapestry. Cited from Doctor Grimshawe's Secret,Nathaniel Hawthorne
Root form of awakeness is awaken for the verb.

Meaning of awakeness

  • verb Cause to become awake or conscious
    He was roused by the drunken men in the street, Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb Make aware
    They were awakened to the sad facts