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Meaning of WAKING

Pronunciation:  w'eyking

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of remaining awake; "days of danger and nights of waking"
 

WAKING is a 6 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Antonyms: sleeping
 
 See Also: consciousness, wakefulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wak"ing\, n.
1. The act of waking, or the state or period of being awake.

2. A watch; a watching. [Obs.] ``Bodily pain . . . standeth
   in prayer, in wakings, in fastings.'' --Chaucer.

         In the fourth waking of the night.    --Wyclif
                                               (Matt. xiv.
                                               25).

 

 

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