waking


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wak·ing

 (wā′kĭng)
adj.
Marked by full consciousness, awareness, and alertness: worked every moment of my waking hours.

waking

(ˈweɪkɪŋ)
adj
used to describe time when one is awake
n
1. the dreamlike state between waking and sleeping
2. (Physiology) the state of being awake as opposed to asleep

waking

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waking - the state of remaining awakewaking - the state of remaining awake; "days of danger and nights of waking"
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
wakefulness - a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world; "consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar"
sleeping - the state of being asleep
Adj.1.waking - marked by full consciousness or alertnesswaking - marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every moment of my waking hours"
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
Translations

waking

[ˈweɪkɪŋ] ADJ I spent my early childhood in a kind of waking dreampasé los primeros años de mi infancia como soñando despierto
one's waking hourslas horas en que se está despierto
he spent every waking moment in the kitchenpasaba cada minuto del día en la cocina
this experience has been a waking nightmareesta experiencia ha sido como vivir una pesadilla

waking

adj one’s waking hoursvon früh bis spät; thoughts of her filled all his waking hoursder Gedanke an sie beschäftigte ihn von früh bis spät; his waking hours were spent …von früh bis spät beschäftigte er sich mit …; waking dreamWachtraum m

waking

[ˈweɪkɪŋ] adj in my waking hoursquando sono sveglio/a
References in classic literature ?
As a boy I was very like other boys--in my waking hours.
Well do I remember the first time in my waking life that I saw an oak tree.
This, as you have already discerned, violates the first law of dreaming, namely, that in one's dreams one sees only what he has seen in his waking life, or combinations of the things he has seen in his waking life.
I believed I could dress in the dark without waking Harris.
Upon waking next morning about daylight, I found Queequeg's arm thrown over me in the most loving and affectionate manner.
On waking up that morning Count Ilya Rostov left his bedroom softly, so as not to wake the countess who had fallen asleep only toward morning, and came out to the porch in his lilac silk dressing gown.
The waking Flintwinch had his full front face presented to his wife; the sleeping Flintwinch was in profile.
She slept on a couch in the room, waking often to renew the fire, to feed, lift, or wait upon the patient creature who seldom asked for anything, and `tried not to be a trouble'.
Lucy always wakes prettily, and even at such a time, when her body must have been chilled with cold, and her mind somewhat appalled at waking unclad in a churchyard at night, she did not lose her grace.
Evidently Aramis pretended to sleep; for, instead of waking suddenly, he who slept so lightly required a repetition of the summons.
But, you know, that devil of a habit of waking with the day sticks to me still.
Night Owls have the same energy in the evening but when it comes to waking up they hit the snooze button over and over again.