Definition of yawning
OTHER WORDS FROM yawningyawn·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use yawning in a sentence
I think as time continues, we’ll find that the contagious yawning is more common among some of these highly social species.
In lions, contagious yawning might be important for maintaining social cohesion, Palagi says.
Closing the wage gap and addressing yawning economic inequality in America would help people of all races.Eight Things Every White Person Should Know About White Privilege|Sally Kohn|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allergies are a common culprit behind daily yawning sessions for the 50 million Americans who suffer from them.10 Reasons You’re Exhausted and What to Do About It|DailyBurn|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“While inhaling, imagine that your throat is opening as if you were yawning,” says Anzovino.5 Healthier Ways to Detox (That Aren’t Juice Cleanses)|DailyBurn|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The insane, obscene, yawning difference between the pay of workers and bosses has long been used as a cudgel by labor groups.The SEC Can’t Make CEOs Care About Their Employees|Daniel Gross|September 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When Hebron makes it to the media the yawning gap between Hebron and Tel Aviv is bridged for a minute or two.Israeli Soldiers Dancing at Hebron Wedding Were Probably Not Welcome Guests|Avner Gvaryahu|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
On one hand is the yawning gulf of social catastrophe represented by socialism.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He stood up bravely and marched along, yawning, while his big brother and sister almost swung him between them.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
The path leading to it is over a small ledge of rock, skirted on each side by a yawning abyss.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
It seemed to him as though he were standing on a precipice, while beneath him were yawning depths of darkness.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking