Adjective "waking" definition and examples

(Waking may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈweɪkɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

The state of being awake.
  1. 'The waking at night for comfort definitely started when we started looking for houses a couple of months back.'
  2. 'But it's certainly a little tricky expanding your social circle when your entire waking life is spent in the company of the same six other people.'
  3. 'So, our sleeping brain may be able to find solutions that our waking brain cannot.'
  4. 'When Ben was born we bought a camcorder in order to capture his every waking moment no matter how insignificant.'
  5. 'However, I should have been able to shake my dream mood from my waking mood.'
  6. 'All our waking life we and our minds are in constant dialogue, negotiation, argument, disagreement.'
  7. 'Neither the schools that most children attend nor the mass media that fill so many of their waking hours offer such experiences.'
  8. 'Since I spend so much of my waking day in my car I've got myself a stereo that is also an MP3 player.'
  9. 'Apart from his sister, there are no women in his life, and all his waking hours are devoted to his patients.'
  10. 'It rules your thoughts and consumes your every waking moment plus some.'

More definitions

1. to become roused from sleep; awake; awaken; waken (often followed by up).

2. to become roused from a tranquil or inactive state; awaken; waken: to wake from one's daydreams.

3. to become cognizant or aware of something; awaken; waken: to wake to the true situation.

4. to be or continue to be awake: Whether I wake or sleep, I think of you.

5. to remain awake for some purpose, duty, etc.: I will wake until you retu

More examples(as adjective)

"hours can be waking."

"moments can be waking."

"lives can be waking."

"thoughts can be waking."

"states can be waking."

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Origin

(wake)