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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wake·ful a. Not sleeping; indisposed to sleep; watchful; vigilant.
    Dissembling sleep, but wakeful with the fright.   --Dryden.
 -- Wake*ful*ly, adv. -- Wake*ful*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wakefulness
      n 1: a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of
           the world
      2: a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to
         sleep [syn: sleeplessness] [ant: sleepiness]