awakening: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-wā'ku-ning), [key]
- rousing; quickening: an awakening interest in ballet.
- the act of awaking from sleep.
- a revival of interest or attention.
- a recognition, realization, or coming into awareness of something: a rude awakening to the disagreeable facts.
- a renewal of interest in religion, esp. in a community; a revival.
- awakening (Thesaurus)