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- IPA: /əˈweɪ̯kənɪŋ/
- 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 (plural awakenings)
- The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
- (religion) A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.
the act of awaking
- Arabic: صحوة (ʂáħwa) f
- Present participle of awake.