Related formsa·wak·en·ing·ly, adverbre·a·wak·en·ing, nounun·a·wak·en·ing, adjective
Definition for awakening (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of awaken
Related formsa·wak·en·a·ble, adjectivea·wak·en·er, nounre·a·wak·en, verbwell-a·wak·ened, adjective
Examples from the Web for awakening
It was a little bit like an awakening, and I just stuck with it.
Her screams attracted attention, awakening one man who lived on the seventh floor of a nine-story building across the street.
For some, it sped up a process of awakening that may have taken years.
“There has been an awakening,” a British defense official told The Daily Beast.
Shortly after his ninth birthday, Edwards experienced a “season of awakening.”The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist|Matthew Paul Turner|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That harsh call to return rang in their hearts by day and by night, awakening home-sickness and desire.The Outrage|Annie Vivanti
On their awakening, however, a very disagreeable surprise awaited them.The Indian Scout|Gustave Aimard
When he was eighteen years of age, an awakening occurred among the young people of his neighborhood.Sermons of Christmas Evans|Joseph Cross
So I welcome, rather than fear, the over-susceptibility of the awakening senses to external sights and sounds.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Awakening at dawn to find a cloudless sky, I crawled out, pushed off, and was in Glendive before six o'clock.Down the Yellowstone|Lewis R. Freeman