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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Wakeful  \Wake"ful\,  a. 
  Not  sleeping;  indisposed  to  sleep;  watchful;  vigilant. 
  Dissembling  sleep,  but  wakeful  with  the  fright. 
  --  {Wake"ful*ly},  adv  --  {Wake"ful*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  carefully  observant  or  attentive;  on  the  lookout  for 
  possible  danger;  "a  policy  of  open-eyed  awareness"; 
  "the  vigilant  eye  of  the  town  watch";  "there  was  a 
  watchful  dignity  in  the  room";  "a  watchful  parent  with 
  a  toddler  in  tow"  [syn:  {argus-eyed},  {open-eyed},  {vigilant}, 
  2:  (of  sleep)  easily  disturbed;  "in  a  light  doze";  "a  light 
  sleeper";  "a  restless  wakeful  night"  [syn:  {light}] 

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