awakening definition

  • adjective:
    • Rousing from sleep, in a normal or a figurative good sense; rousing into task; exciting; as, the awakening town; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
    • Rousing from rest, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into task; exciting
    • Rousing from sleep, in an all natural or a figurative feeling; rousing into activity; exciting; because, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
    • Rousing from rest, in a natural or a figurative good sense; rousing into activity; exciting
  • noun:
    • The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
    • A revival of religion, or more general attention to spiritual issues than normal.
    • The work of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Especially: A revival of religion, or higher basic awareness of religious issues than normal.
    • The work of awaking from sleep.
    • An arousing from what's like sleep; a revival of interest in, or attention to, exactly what was ignored.
    • particularly A revival of faith, either in a person or perhaps in a residential area: a use of the term produced by the Scripture sign of sin as death or rest, and conversion as resurrection or awakening.
    • the work of waking
    • The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
    • A revival of faith, or maybe more basic focus on spiritual issues than typical.
    • The act of awaking, or ceasing to fall asleep. Particularly: A revival of religion, or higher general focus on spiritual issues than normal.
    • The work of awaking from rest.
    • An arousing from something like sleep; a revival of interest in, or attention to, just what has-been neglected.
    • specially A revival of religion, either in someone or in a community: a use regarding the term produced by the Scripture representation of sin as death or sleep, and conversion as resurrection or awakening.
    • the act of waking
  • verb:
    • provide participle of awake.
    • Present participle of awake.
  • others:
    • Rousing; alarming: since, an awakening sermon.
    • Rousing; alarming: since, an awakening sermon.

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