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wak·ing

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

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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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
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waking

[ˈweɪkɪŋ] adj in my waking hoursquando sono sveglio/a
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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.
Jo never left her for an hour since Beth had said "I feel stronger when you are here." 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.
This was more than enough to prove to D'Artagnan the quiescence of the prelate's night, and the good intentions of his waking. The musketeer did to the bishop precisely as the bishop had done to Porthos -- he tapped him on the shoulder.
But, you know, that devil of a habit of waking with the day sticks to me still."
"We found that smokers who consume cigarettes immediately after waking have higher levels of NNAL-a metabolite of the tobacco-specific carcinogen NNK-in their blood than smokers who refrain from smoking a half hour or more after waking, regardless of how many cigarettes they smoke per day," Steven Branstetter, assistant professor of biobehavioral health said.