A*wak"en*ing, a.

Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.

-- A*wak"en*ing*ly, adv.


© Webster 1913.

A*wak"en*ing, n.

The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.


© Webster 1913.

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