Awake vs Unasleep - What's the difference?

awake | unasleep |

As adjectives the difference between awake and unasleep

is that awake is not asleep; conscious while unasleep is (rare) not asleep; awake.

As a verb awake

is (label) to become conscious after having slept.




(en-adj) (predicative only)
  • Not asleep; conscious.
  • (by extension) Alert, aware.
  • Synonyms

    * (conscious) conscious, lucid, wide awake


    * (conscious) asleep, unconscious


  • (label) To become conscious after having slept.
  • * (1904-1989):
  • *:Each morning when I awake , I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
  • (label) To cause (somebody) to stop sleeping.
  • *:
  • *:Thenne she called the heremyte syre Vlfyn I am a gentylwoman that wold speke with the knyght whiche is with yow / Thenne the good man awaked Galahad / & badde hym aryse and speke with a gentylwoman that semeth hath grete nede of yow / Thenne Galahad wente to her & asked her what she wold
  • (label) to excite or to stir up something latent.
  • To rouse from a state of inaction or dormancy.
  • To come out of a state of inaction or dormancy.
  • *(Edward Augustus Freeman) (1823-1892)
  • *:The national spirit again awoke .
  • *(Bible), xv. 34
  • *:Awake to righteousness, and sin not.
  • Synonyms

    * (to gain consciousness) awaken, wake up,


    * (to gain consciousness) fall asleep

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    See also

    * awake to * awaken * wake * wake up


    * * * * * English irregular verbs




  • (rare) Not asleep; awake.