awakening awakening  /ə ˈweɪ kə nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of waking

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The boy finds the scenes enthralling, sparking a political awakening unusual in any kid, much less the scion of a privileged Thai-Chinese family.

News

  1. Spring Awakening Composer Duncan Sheik Will Play 54 Below

    Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening composer Duncan Sheik will play a seven performance engagement at 54 Below in September.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Playbill

  2. Spring Awakening 2013, Sunday: Recap and pictures

    Spring Awakening 2013, Sunday: Recap and pictures The hottest day—literally—brought out the masses and water hoses.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Time Out Chicago

  3. Spring Awakening 2013: DJ pictures from Friday and Saturday

    Spring Awakening 2013: DJ pictures Check out images of Moby, Bassnectar, NERVO, PANTyRAiD and many more from the first two days of the festival.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Time Out Chicago

Quotes

  1. "The Georgia crisis has provided a rude awakening," Miliband said in a speech to students. "The sight of Russian tanks in a neighbouring country on the 40th anniversary of the crushing of the Prague spring has shown that the temptations of...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. In the primary's closing days, "the big difference was the tea party, the grass roots, the awakening you see across the country gravitated towards Nikki Haley," said Sen. Jim DeMint, RS.C., a tea party champion. "That was pretty stunning."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Jim DeMint Source: Bradenton Herald

  3. "I think, well, next year is not going to be like some refreshing, awakening season where all of a sudden you're going to feel great," Favre, 38, said. "That's not going to happen."
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Brett Favre Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

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