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Definition of Awakening

Awakening

  1. of Awaken
  2. Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
  3. The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.

Awakening Quotations

I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
Aleister Crowley

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France

For me, my awakening came when I was kidnapped.
Patty Hearst

When you become a parent, you look at your parents differently. You look at being a child differently. It's an awakening, a revelation that you have.
Philip Seymour Hoffman

The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.
Woodrow Wilson
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Awakening Translations

awakening in Latin is resurrectio, suscitatio

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