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Definition of the noun waking up

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


  1. "Waking Up" is the second studio album by American rock band OneRepublic, released through Interscope Records on November 17, 2009. The album peaked at number 21 on the Billboard 200 and has sold over 400,000 copies in the U.S and over 800,000 total.
  2. "Waking Up" is a song by the Britpop group Elastica. It was released as a single in February 1995 and reached #13 on the UK Singles Chart. It preceded the release of their self-titled debut album, which came out the following month.
  3. "Waking Up" is a solo album by Topper Headon best known as the drummer of The Clash. The album was released by Mercury in 1986 with a cover photograph taken by Tim White. "Leave It to Luck" was released as a single and as part of an EP. The album was dedicated to the memory of Pete Farndon.
  4. "Waking Up" is the third studio album from Bethany Dillon. It was released on April 3, 2007. It contains the singles "the Kingdom", and "When You Love Someone".
  5. "Waking Up" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Waking Up" is a musical single of Elastica.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  7. "Waking Up" is a musical album of Martin Landquist.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  8. "Waking Up" is a musical album of Mitsuru Sutoh.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  9. "Waking Up" is a musical single of Dangerkids.
    • released on


  1. "Waking Up" is a book by Charles Tart.
    • also known as "Waking up: overcoming the obstacles to human potential"
    • genres: Psychology, Reference
    • subjects: Philosophy, Consciousness, Psychology, Applied psychology
  2. "Waking Up" is a 2014 book by Sam Harris.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Waking Up

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams: The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber [2 volumes] (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara Ph.D.

A false awakening is a type of dream that involves the subjective experience of waking up while remaining in the dream state. Often the false awakening will resemble the dreamer's actual waking circumstances, at times with a remarkable ...

Google previewThe Dream Encyclopedia (2009)

by James R Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Wake Dreaming about waking up (but remaining asleep) can simply be reflecting our anxiety about waking up in time. Awaking is also a common metaphor for realizing something. Also note possible idiomatic meanings, such as a “rude ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, revised (2017)

by PhD Donna Wittmer

Waking up from naps is easy for some children and harder for others. Some children need a longer amount of time to fully wake up and join the group. Others wake up before most of the other children and need something quiet to do. 2.

Google previewUrban Dictionary (2009)

Fularious Street Slang Defined by, Aaron Peckham

wake and bake Waking up and, while in bed, immediately smoking the “prepacked” bong that is sitting ready to smoke on your bedside table. Can be used to describe any situation where someone smokes ...

Google previewThe American Slang Dictionary (1891)

by James Maitland

Waking up the wrong passenger, making a mistake in the man as is sometimes done by thieves on sleeping-cars and steamboats, who attempt to rob a man whom they suppose to be asleep and find him too much for them. Walker, sometimes ...

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Quotes about Waking Up

I'm tired. I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people. I'm tired of waking up in the middle of the night worrying about the war. (Lyndon B. Johnson)
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