Translation: from spanish

sleepless night

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  • sleepless night — night without any sleep (usually due to anxiety) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • night — [nīt] n. [ME niht < OE, akin to Ger nacht < IE base * nekwt , * nokwt > Gr nyx (gen. nyktos), L nox (gen. noctis), night] 1. a) the period from sunset to sunrise b) the period of actual darkness after sunset and before sunrise; also, a… …   English World dictionary

  • sleepless — [slēp′lis] adj. 1. unable to sleep; wakeful; restless 2. marked by absence of sleep [a sleepless night] 3. constantly moving, active, or alert sleeplessly adv. sleeplessness n …   English World dictionary

  • night — n. 1) to spend a night (we spent a restless night waiting for news) 2) a clear; dark, murky; overcast; starlit; stormy night 3) a restless, sleepless night 4) a first, opening night (of a play) 5) a wedding night 6) last; tomorrow night; tonight… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sleepless — sleep|less [ˈsli:pləs] adj 1.) a sleepless night a night when you are unable to sleep ▪ Adrian spent a sleepless night wondering what to do. 2.) unable to sleep ▪ She lay sleepless for hours, worrying. >sleeplessly adv >sleeplessness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sleepless — sleep|less [ slipləs ] adjective without sleep or unable to sleep: a sleepless night: They spent a sleepless night waiting for her to call. He had been lying sleepless most of the night. ╾ sleep|less|ly adverb ╾ sleep|less|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sleepless — UK [ˈsliːpləs] / US [ˈslɪpləs] adjective without sleep, or unable to sleep He had been lying sleepless most of the night. a sleepless night: They spent a sleepless night waiting for her to call. Derived words: sleeplessly adverb sleeplessness… …   English dictionary

  • sleepless — [[t]sli͟ːpləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A sleepless night is one during which you do not sleep. I have sleepless nights worrying about her. 2) ADJ Someone who is sleepless is unable to sleep. A sleepless baby can seem to bring little reward.… …   English dictionary

  • sleepless — adjective unable to sleep: sleepless night: David spent a sleepless night wondering what to do. sleeplessly adverb sleeplessness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sleepless — sleeplessly, adv. sleeplessness, n. /sleep lis/, adj. 1. without sleep: a sleepless night. 2. watchful; alert: sleepless devotion to duty. 3. always active: the sleepless ocean. [1375 1425; late ME; see SLEEP, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleepless — sleep•less [[t]ˈslip lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) without sleep: a sleepless night[/ex] 2) watchful; alert: sleepless devotion to duty[/ex] 3) always active: the sleepless ocean[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425 sleep′less•ly, adv. sleep′less•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

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