Awakening - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈweɪkənɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word awakening
Brit.  |əˈweɪkənɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word awakening
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to awaken

noun

- the act of waking(syn: wakening)

it was an early awakening

Examples

It was during the period of 1943-1945 that his political awakening took place.

Confident that he would win, he had a rude awakening (=very unpleasant surprise) on election day.

If they expect the match to be friendly, they're in for a rude awakening.

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman