Dawning definition

The first beginnings of something.
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(now chiefly poetic) Dawn.
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Present participle of dawn.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dawning
Plural:
dawnings

Origin of dawning

  • An alteration of dawing, under the influence of Scandinavian cognates (compare Swedish, Danish dagning).

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