Definitions for dawning

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow(noun)

    the first light of day

    "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"

Wiktionary

  1. dawning(Noun)

    Dawn.

  2. dawning(Noun)

    The first beginnings of something.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dawning

    of Dawn

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Liu Xiaoming:

    The 'Golden Time' is dawning but it has not come overnight.

  2. Khalil Gibran:

    No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

  3. Isaac Newton:

    I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light.

  4. Omar Khayyam:

    When morning silvers the dark firmament, Why shrills the bird of dawning his lament? It is to show in dawn?s bright looking-glass How of thy careless life a night is spent.

  5. Doug Porter:

    The timing of those moves may have been at least partly driven by the dawning realization that not only will the Bank of Canada not move to dampen housing with rate hikes anytime soon, there is the very real risk that they could fuel it further with yet more rate cuts.

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