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wakefulnessPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "wakefulness":
- In one moment he passed from a state of sleep to a state of wakefulness- his eyes wide open- his mental perceptions cleared on a sudden, as if by a miracle. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
- Miss Landale, who had passed the midnight hour in poring over the delightful wickedness of Lara, and, upon at length retiring to her pillow, had had a sentimental objection to shutting out the romantic light of the moon by curtain or shutter, was roused into wakefulness soon after dawn by a glorious white burst of early sunshine. - "The Light of Scarthey", Egerton Castle.
- One rises rebellious against its power, when it steals a march on wakefulness, catching the keenest vigilance unawares. - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.