The work of awaking or ceasing to sleep Specifically A revival of religion or higher general attention to spiritual matters than typical
- Rousing from sleep in an all natural or a figurative good sense rousing into task interesting as awakening city an awakening discourse the awakening dawn
- the work of waking
- of Awaken
- Rousing from sleep, in a normal or a figurative sense; rousing into task; exciting; as, the awakening town; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
- The work of awaking, or ceasing to fall asleep. Especially: A revival of religion, or even more general focus on spiritual issues than usual.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Awaken
- (a.) Rousing from rest, in a normal or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; interesting; since, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
- (n.) The work of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A revival of faith, or even more basic attention to religious matters than normal.
His chief work is a philosophical romance, in which he describes the awakening and growth of intellect in a child removed from the influences of ordinary life.