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  1. simple past tense and past participle of awaken
    • 1907, Robert W. Chambers, chapter VIII, The Younger Set:
      But when the moon rose and the breeze awakened, and the sedges stirred, and the cat’s-paws raced across the moonlit ponds, and the far surf off Wonder Head intoned the hymn of the four winds, the trinity, earth and sky and water, became one thunderous symphony—a harmony of sound and colour silvered to a monochrome by the moon.


awakened ‎(comparative more awakened, superlative most awakened)

  1. Having been woken up.
    the awakened baby began to cry
  2. Aroused or activated.
    an awakened interest in ballet


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