Antonyms of adj asleep

3 senses of asleep

Sense 1
asleep (predicate) (vs. awake) -- (in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel")

awake(predicate) (vs. asleep) -- (not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake")
        => astir (predicate), up (predicate) -- (out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning")
        => awakened -- ((somewhat formal) having been waked up; "the awakened baby began to cry")
        => insomniac, sleepless, watchful -- (experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness; "insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare)
        => unsleeping, wide-awake -- (fully awake; "the unsleeping city"; "so excited she was wide-awake all night")
        => waking, wakeful -- (marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every moment of my waking hours")

Sense 2
asleep (predicate), benumbed, numb -- (lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold")

INDIRECT (VIA insensible) -> sensible, sensitive -- (able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin")

Sense 3
asleep (predicate), at peace (predicate), at rest (predicate), deceased, departed, gone -- (dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend")

INDIRECT (VIA dead) -> alive, live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

Similarity of adj asleep

3 senses of asleep

Sense 1
asleep (predicate) (vs. awake) -- (in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel")
       => at rest (prenominal) -- (in a state of repose or especially sleep)
       => dormant, hibernating (prenominal), torpid -- (in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs")
       => drowsy, drowsing (prenominal), dozy -- (half asleep; "made drowsy by the long ride"; "it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor"; "a tired dozy child"; "the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair")
       => fast asleep (predicate), sound asleep (predicate) -- (sleeping deeply; "lying fast asleep on the sofa"; "it would be cruel to wake him; he's sound asleep")
       => hypnoid -- (of or relating to a state of sleep or hypnosis)
       => sleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded -- (ready to fall asleep; "beginning to feel sleepy"; "a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids"; "sleepyheaded students")
       => slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous, somnolent -- (inclined to or marked by drowsiness; "slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"; "`slumbery' is archaic"; "the sound had a somnolent effect")
       => unawakened -- (still asleep)
          Also See-> unaware#1, incognizant#1; unconscious#1

Sense 2
asleep (predicate), benumbed, numb -- (lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold")
       => insensible (vs. sensible) -- (incapable of physical sensation; "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth")

Sense 3
asleep (predicate), at peace (predicate), at rest (predicate), deceased, departed, gone -- (dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend")
       => dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

Synonyms of adv asleep

2 senses of asleep

Sense 1
asleep -- (into a sleeping state; "he fell asleep")

Sense 2
asleep -- (in the sleep of death)

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