1. a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world

- consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar

Definition categories: thought, waking

2. a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep

- accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come

Similar word(s): sleeplessness

Definition categories: state

3. the process of paying close and continuous attention

- wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter

Similar word(s): alertness, vigilance, watchfulness

Definition categories: thought, attention