Rest and Wakefulness


Rest noun - A natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself.
Usage example: after a long day, I lay down on the couch for a little rest before dinner

Wakefulness is an antonym for rest in inactivity topic.

Nearby Words: restless, rested, restive, resting, restful


Wakefulness noun - The inability to obtain adequate sleep.
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Synonyms for Wakefulness

Rest is an antonym for wakefulness.
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