awoken awoken

Definition(s):

  1. (v) stop sleeping
  2. (adj) not in a state of sleep; completely conscious
  3. (adj) mentally perceptive and responsive

Usage(s):

  1. But Reeves says Urlesque's ban has also awoken a vocal feline-defense movement.
  2. Obama was awoken early Sunday to be told of the news.
  3. She had just awoken to a gruesome murder but had not fully realized it yet.

News

  1. Police and fire report: Woman reports shots fired at home

    SHOTS FIRED: Battle Creek police said a woman, 36, was awoken by three gunshots into her home at 4:24 a.m. Saturday in the first block of Hubert Street. Three bullet holes were found in a window.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Battle Creek Enquirer

  2. Andrea takes down tree onto Wilmington woman's home

    Around 10am, Day was awoken to the violent crash through her home on Peachtree Avenue. Trapped inside, neighbors ran to Day's rescue, helping her out of her broken home. Day nor her pets were injured from the tree or flying debris, but were very scared.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WECT 6 Wilmington

Quotes

  1. "The Neues Museum has finally awoken from its coma," Mayor Klaus Wowereit said, describing the handover as "a great day for culture in the whole world."
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Klaus Wowereit Source: FOXNews

  2. "While I'm absolutely enjoying my time as a retired athlete with Sheryl and the kids, the recent smear campaign out of France has awoken my competitive side," Armstrong said. "I'm not willing to put a percentage on the chances, but I will no...
    on Sep 6, 2005 By: Lance Armstrong Source: USA Today

  3. "If the premier thinks he can avoid the same fate by simply avoiding answering the questions, then he is wrong," Mr Hodgman said. "Not even the loss of two deputy premiers, to unprecedented integrity scandals, seems to have awoken the premier...
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Will Hodgman Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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