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Meaning of AWAKENING

Pronunciation:  uweykuning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"
 

AWAKENING is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: wakening, waking up
 
 See Also: arousal, reveille, rousing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \A*wak"en*ing\, a.
    Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense;
    rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an
    awakening discourse; the awakening dawn. --
    {A*wak"en*ing*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \A*wak"en*ing\, n.
    The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A
    revival of religion, or more general attention to religious
    matters than usual.
    
    
 

 

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