Sleepless vs Wandering - What's the difference?

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Sleepless is a related term of wandering.

As adjectives the difference between sleepless and wandering

is that sleepless is characterized by an absence of sleep while wandering is which wanders; travelling from place to place.

As a noun wandering is

travelling with no preset route; roaming.

As a verb wandering is





(en adjective)
  • Characterized by an absence of sleep.
  • I spent a sleepless night worrying about the exams.

    Derived terms

    * sleeplessly * sleeplessness




  • Which wanders; travelling from place to place.
  • (medicine, of an organ) Abnormally capable of moving in certain directions.
  • a wandering''' kidney; a '''wandering liver

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from wandering) * wandering abscess * wandering albatross * wandering cell * wandering dune * wandering Jew * wandering kidney * wandering liver * wandering mouse * wandering pacemaker * wandering sequence * wandering set * wandering spider * wandering tattler


    (en noun)
  • Travelling with no preset route; roaming.
  • Irregular turning of the eyes.
  • Aimless thought.
  • Straying from a desired path.
  • (chiefly, in the plural) Disordered speech or delirium.
  • Verb