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Definition of "unsleeping" []

  • Not sleeping (adjective)
  • Constant (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "unsleeping" in a sentence
  • "All that night Saxon lay, unsleeping, without taking off her clothes, and when she arose in the morning and washed her face and dressed her hair she was aware of a strange numbness, of a feeling of constriction about her head as if it were bound by a heavy band of iron."
  • "So wrote Jeremy Bentham in 1787, about his planned “Panopticon” — a temple of correction, circular in design, whose inmates would be exposed to an unsleeping scrutiny."
  • "And I listened, and grew fat and short-breathed, and in the long nights, unsleeping, worried that the men of the stranger tribe brought me meat for my wisdom and honour, but laughed at my fatness and undesire for the hunting and fighting."