Awakening definition

əwākəniŋ
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(a) Waking up.
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Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
adjective
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The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
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(figuratively) Being roused into action or activity.
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Present participle of awaken.
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(an) Arousing or reviving, as of impulses, religion, etc.
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(religion) A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.
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the Great Awakening
  • any of several American movements of religious revival
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
awakening
Plural:
awakenings

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Great Awakening