Associations to the word «Awakening»

Wiktionary

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.
AWAKENING, noun. The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
AWAKENING, noun. (religion) A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.
AWAKENING, noun. (figurative) Being roused into action or activity.
AWAKENING, verb. Present participle of awaken

Dictionary definition

AWAKENING, noun. The act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats