Definitions for awakeningəˈweɪ kə nɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•wak•en•ingəˈweɪ kə nɪŋ(adj.)

  1. rousing; quickening:

    an awakening interest.

  2. (n.)the act of awaking from sleep.

  3. a revival of interest or attention.

  4. a recognition, realization, or coming into awareness of something:

    a rude awakening to the facts.

  5. a renewal of interest in religion, esp. in a community; revival.

Origin of awakening:

1585–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awakening, wakening, waking up(noun)

    the act of waking

    "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"

Wiktionary

  1. awakening(Noun)

    The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.

  2. awakening(Noun)

    A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.

  3. awakening(Adjective)

    Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awakening

    of Awaken

  2. Awakening(adj)

    rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn

  3. Awakening(noun)

    the act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual

Freebase

  1. Awakening

    "Awakening" is the second single from Switchfoot's sixth studio album, Oh! Gravity.. The single was released to radio in March 2007. It hit Hot AC radio stations with an impact day of March 26, 2007 and eventually peaked at No. 54 on that format's charts. It was also slated for release to Top 40, Alternative, and Active Rock stations, but saw virtually no play on any of those formats.

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