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Definition of the noun awakening

What does awakening mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: awakenings

  1. the act of waking
    • example: it was an early awakening
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of awakening: wakening / waking up
    • more generic words: arousal / rousing = the act of arousing
    • more specific word: reveille = a signal to get up in the morning

Alternative definition of the noun awakening


  1. The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
  2. [religion] A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.

Definition of the adjective awakening

What does awakening mean as an attribute of a noun?


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


  1. "Awakening" a.k.a. "The Alarm Clock" is a 1996 short comedy film written and directed by Marc-Henri Wajnberg.
  2. "Awakening" is a 2006 horror film written by David J. Francis and Mike Masters and directed by David J. Francis.
  3. "Awakening" is a 2012 short film written and directed by Jani Ilomaki.
  4. "Awakening" is a 2013 Nigerian dark thriller film directed by James Omokwe and Ethan Okwara, starring OC Ukeje, Kehinde Bankole, Femi Brainard and Bryan Okwara. It was nominated for the category AMAA Achievement In Visual Effects at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards. The film was the highest rated film on Nollywood Reinvented at the time of release, with a score of 81%.
  5. "Awakening" a.k.a. "The Wake" is a 2005 Greek drama film directed by Nikos Grammatikos. It was entered into the 28th Moscow International Film Festival.
  6. "Awakening" is a 1959 Czechoslovak film. The film starred Josef Kemr.
  7. "Awakening" is a film.
  8. "Awakening" a.k.a. "Mary from Beijing": Meng xing shi fen is a 1992 drama film written and directed by Sylvia Chang.
  9. "Awakening" a.k.a. "The Awakening" is a 1990 short fantasy, mistery film written by Nacho Cerdà and Ethan Jacobson and directed by Nacho Cerdà.


  1. "Awakening" is a 2011 theater created by Edward Lam.
    • also known as 賈寶玉
  2. "Awakening" is a written work.
  3. "Awakening" is a book by Shakti Gawain.
    • characters:
      • Brigid Baptiste
      • Kane
      • Grant
    • subjects: Philosophy, Psychology, Applied psychology, Music, Self-help, New Age, Mysticism


  1. "Awakening" is a full-length studio album by Jackie Evancho, consisting of 12 tracks. The album, produced by Nick Patrick, released on September 23, 2014, is Evancho's first album recorded for Sony Masterworks' Portrait Records imprint.
    • released on
  2. "Awakening" is the third full-length studio album by Blessthefall. It was released on October 4, 2011, through Fearless Records. It is the band's second album with singer Beau Bokan and first album with rhythm guitarist Elliott Gruenberg after the departure of Mike Frisby. The album was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, producer of the second album, Witness. On September 12, the song "40 Days..." was released on the IGN site. It debuted at No. 32 on the Billboard 200, selling over 11,290 copies in its first week. In Canada, the album debuted at No. 88 on the Canadian Albums Chart. The album also features a few songs without harsh screaming or death growls.
  3. "Awakening" is the debut album of progressive metal band Narnia. The band is credited for skill, especially Carl Johan Grimmark, with his impressive neo-classical guitar solos, who was only 19 when this album was released.
  4. "Awakening" is the second single from Switchfoot's sixth studio album, Oh! Gravity.. The single was released to radio in March 2007. It hit Hot AC radio stations with an impact day of March 26, 2007 and eventually peaked at No. 54 on that format's charts. It was also slated for release to Top 40, Alternative, and Active Rock stations, but saw virtually no play on any of those formats.
  5. "Awakening" a.k.a. "Awakening !!" is a musical album of Jimmy Woods.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Awakening" a.k.a. "Passion: Awakening" is an album recorded live at Passion 10, the 2010 gathering of the Passion Conferences. The album was released on March 11, 2010. It took the No. 1 position on's Christian Albums chart upon its debut.
  7. "Awakening" is a musical single of Rank 1.
    • also known as Awakening: Remix Edition
    • released on (12 years ago)
  8. "Awakening" is the third studio album by Canadian recording artist Promise, it was released on June, 28 2011.The album features guest appearances from The World Famous Tony Williams, Jhené Aiko, J. Ivy and others. The album was released by Duck Down Music.
  9. "Awakening" is the second album by indietronica group Iris, released in 2003. Awakening was the first album to feature Andrew Sega, who added guitars and pushed the band's sound into a more experimental electronic direction.
  10. "Awakening" is a musical album of Sonny Fortune.
    • released in (40 years ago)
  11. "Awakening" is the third full-length studio release from drummer/songwriter/producer Narada Michael Walden. It was the first of two 1979 releases for the artist and featured him writing all the songs, though he co-produced each track with someone else.
  12. "Awakening" is the debut album by Welsh progressive rock band The Reasoning. It is the only album to feature guitarist Lee Wright, who left the band in early 2008 and has since been replaced by Owain Roberts. The final track on the album, "Within Cold Glass", features a guitar solo from Marillion's Steve Rothery.
  13. "AWAKENING" is a musical album of Hiroshi Takano.
  14. "Awakening" is a musical album of Ossuary Anex.
  15. "Awakening" is a composition.
  16. "Awakening" is a composition.


Awakening is a christian alternative music group from Smithfield, Rhode Island.

  • album: "No Other Name"


  1. Awakening is a casual hidden object puzzle adventure game series developed by Boomzap Entertainment and published exclusively by Big Fish Games. The games are released in several languages with both Standard Editions and Collector's Editions, the latter including additional features. In order to progress through each game, the player must solve puzzles and find hidden objects. It is available on PC, Mac, iPhone and iPad platforms.
  2. The Awakening is a Lutheran religious movement in Finland which has found followers in the provinces of Savo and Ostrobothnia. The origins of the movement are in the 18th century. It has functioned inside the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland throughout its existence.
    • also known as Herännäisyys

Phrases with Awakening

  1. Rude Awakening
  2. Spiritual Awakening

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Awakening

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Google previewAwakening! (2015)

my journey within... by Nishi Jumna

Awakening is the creative expression of a naïve, South African-born Indian who immigrated to the United States.

Google previewThe End of Your World (2010)

Uncensored Straight Talk on the Nature of Enlightenment by Adyashanti

Spiritual awakening is a remembering. It is not becoming something that we are not. It is not about transforming...

The problem with defining awakening is that upon hearing each of ...

Google previewA New Formula for Creation (2006)

The Miracle of Immortal Love by Judith K. Moore

The Awakening is the overthrow of a slavery social structure imposed on humanity by would-be kings. The Awakening is a growing awareness of our true heritage as members of an extensive galactic, and even cosmic, brotherhood. Foreword.

Google previewTwelve Steps For You (2005)

Take the Twelve Steps With the Big Book, A.A. History, and the Good Book at Your Side by Dick B.

easily recognized in Sam's teachings — declaring that a real spiritual awakening means there has been a conversion,

Google previewThe Holy Trinity and the Law of Three (2013)

Discovering the Radical Truth at the Heart of Christianity by Cynthia Bourgeault

awakening is a return to an original unity. One pierces through the mirages of time and separateness to the primordial unity that ...

Google previewKabbalah Dictionary (2005)

Translation and Explanation of Terms and Concepts of the Kabbalah by Raphael Afilalo

Hebrew / Aramaic Phonetic אתורעתא אליעלד Eta'aruta de La'ila אתורעתא אתתלד Eta 'aruta de Letata L A A Dictionary Awakening from above The descent of the Mayin Dukhrin (masculine waters of the aspect of MaH (45)) from PartsufZ”A, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

by Jan Dirk Blom

After a false awakening the individual typically sleeps on, dreaming of the day's morning routines or other mundane events. A ∗dream during which a false awakening takes place is referred to as a ∗double dream, or a 'dream within a dream'.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Seventh-Day Adventists (2014)

by Gary Land

ADVENTISM AND THE SECOND GREAT AWAKENING Beginning around 1800 the United States experienced a religious revival that has come to be known as the Second Great Awakening. With its origins marked by the 1801 Cane Ridge ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopaedia: Or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology (1891)

Based on the Real-Encyklopädie of Herzog, Plitt, and Hauck by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson, David Schley Schaff

AWAKENING is the term descriptive of the beginning of conversion as a divine work, because in Scripture parlance the unrepentant sinner is “ asleep” (Eph. v. 14). According to the mental and moral condition of the sinner will be the outward ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion in the South (2005)

by Samuel S. Hill, Charles H. Lippy, Charles Reagan Wilson

Great Awakening returned home to share the revival spirit of the Valley of Virginia . Thence revival spread into the frontier country of Kentucky and Tennessee. The Baptist revival flourished in central and eastern Virginia (especially north of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evangelicalism (2002)

by Randall Herbert Balmer

Second Great Awakening 515 *GLOSSOLALIA as the evidence for the second blessing. Second Coming Premillennialists believe that Jesus will return at any moment to *RAPTURE the church (the true believers) and thereby initiate the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of European Baptist Life and Thought (2009)

by John H. Y. Briggs

Great Awakening 229 Church. Through the efforts of the Russian Baptist leader, Alexei Bychkov, Graham was able to speak in Moscow in 1982, including addressing a peace conference. There were a number of further visits to Eastern and ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2010)

Volume 14: Folklife by Glenn Hinson, William Ferris

The community was already preparing itself for the outbreak of the Second Great Awakening. When it reached this region in 1802, it changed and deeply intensified personal religious experience. The temperate gravestone verse of New ...

Google previewEnd of Days (2017)

An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions by Wendell G. Johnson

The First Great Awakening visibly impacted the Protestant religious landscape across the northeastern United States, as it both challenged and fragmented the religious authority of the traditional church. The revivalists insisted that an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Religion and Politics (2014)

by Paul A. Djupe, Laura R. Olson

—Gerald DeMaio Second Great Awakening American history has been periodically marked by expansions in the increase in support for traditional religions and places of worship. Such expansions have often been associated with religious ...

Google previewGreat Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History [3 volumes] (2016)

by Florin Curta, Andrew Holt

The periodization for the First Great Awakening (or what is often referred to as simply the “Great Awakening”) is typically understood to be between 1730 and 1760. Fueled by the Puritan narrative of separatism, reformation, and renewal, and ...

Google previewJesus in History, Legend, Scripture, and Tradition: A World Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2015)

A World Encyclopedia by Leslie Houlden, Antone Minard

Significant new religions also arose during the Second Great Awakening, notably Mormonism (see Latter-Day Saints) and, somewhat after the peak of the movement, Seventh-Day Adventists. The Third Great Awakening is a less widely ...

Google previewWomen in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes] (2017)

by Peg A. Lamphier, Rosanne Welch

The Great Awakening was a series of evangelical revivals that swept British colonial North American from 1730 to the 1740s. Evangelical men, preaching against Puritan theological tenets such as predestination, argued that both men and ...

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Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn. (Lewis Grizzard)
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Scrabble value of A1W4A1K5E1N1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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