sleeplessly

All Adverb
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  • Yet though he pervaded it sleeplessly, its life was but an episode in his career. Cited from The Long White Cloud, by William Pember Reeves
  • Nothing could the poor little heart reply but strain to his bosom and sleeplessly pray in his arms all the night. Cited from Ordeal Richard Feverel by G. Meredith, v5
  • For a long time he thought in vain, then one night, as he tossed sleeplessly on his bed of rocks, he came to a decision. Cited from Punch, Vol. 146, January 7, 1914, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • For the last twenty-four hours Merwyn had watched almost sleeplessly for the outburst to take place. Cited from An Original Belle, by E. P. Roe
  • That night I passed sleeplessly, revolving in my mind every possible course that I could take at the interview of the morrow. Cited from Basil, by Wilkie Collins
  • That first night, spent sleeplessly and in momentary expectation that the ice beneath them would break, was the worst. Cited from Under the Great Bear, by Kirk Munroe
  • If it was not said, she was dependent upon his charity later, and would cry sleeplessly at night for want of sureness of him. Cited from Nocturne, by Frank Swinnerton
  • The long night passed anxiously and sleeplessly for most of the inhabitants of Bolsover. Cited from A Dog with a Bad Name, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • But whatever he did, and wherever he went, he had to be sleeplessly on the lookout for his Indian foes. Cited from Hero Tales From American History, Lodge/Roosevelt
  • Sleeplessly, anxiously, wretchedly, until long after midnight, when he fell asleep. Cited from Self-Raised, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • And Rafael tossed sleeplessly in his bed, rehearsing in the darkness the story he had been told. Cited from The Torrent (Entre Naranjos), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • He could have cried out in his grief, as he lay all night twisting and turning in his bed, sleeplessly, a prey to his remorse. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • Indeed, thinking of the mighty car-warrior Karna, he passeth his nights sleeplessly from fear. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • They cost me many a pallid hour at one time, but they always afforded me some first rate entertainment: they still do so, when my head lies tossing sleeplessly on its pillow. Cited from The Life of the Fly, by J. Henri Fabre
  • He is who the Narcotics Control Bureau is hunting for sleeplessly.
  • Hare, watching sleeplessly, saw one of the prone figures stir. Cited from Heritage of the Desert, by Zane Grey
  • When she reached the landing-place, faint and penniless, one of the boatmen took her to his home, and there she sat sleeplessly awaiting the dawn of the day of trial. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • She came to him in the dark and silent midnight, as he tossed sleeplessly upon his bed, and stood and looked at him with her pale face and despairing eyes, until he was driven almost to madness. Cited from Heart-Histories and Life-Pictures, by Arthur
  • The father of the unhappy girl was of the same mixed mind as he rode sleeplessly back to New York in his berth, and heard the noises of slumber all round him. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • As he had lain sleeplessly watching the pallor of the dawn he had savagely corroborated the decision. Cited from Witch-Doctors, by Charles Beadle
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Meaning of sleeplessly

  • adverb Without sleep; in a sleepless manner
    he was lying in bed sleeplessly