HyperDic: waking

English > 2 senses of the word waking:
NOUNcognitionwakingthe state of remaining awake
ADJECTIVEallwaking, wakefulmarked by full consciousness or alertness
waking > pronunciation
Soundswey'kihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > waking: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by full consciousness or alertness.
Example"worked every moment of my waking hours"
Synonymwakeful
Broaderawakenot in a state of sleep
English > waking: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe state of remaining awake.
Example"days of danger and nights of waking"
NarrowerwakefulnessA periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
BroaderconsciousnessAn alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
OppositesleepingThe state of being asleep
Spanishinsomnio
Catalaninsomni
Verbswakebe awake, be alert, be there

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