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awakened


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awaken  \A*wak"en\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Awakened};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Awakening}.]  [OE.  awakenen,  awaknen  AS 
  [=a]w[ae]cnan,  [=a]w[ae]cnian,  v.  i.;  pref.  on-  +  w[ae]cnan 
  to  wake.  Cf  {Awake},  v.  t.] 
  To  rouse  from  sleep  or  torpor;  to  awake;  to  wake. 
 
  [He]  is  dispatched  Already  to  awaken  whom  thou  nam'st. 
  --Cowper. 
 
  Their  consciences  are  thoroughly  awakened.  --Tillotson. 
 
  Syn:  To  arouse;  excite;  stir  up  call  forth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  awakened 
  adj  1:  aroused  or  activated;  "an  awakened  interest  in  ballet"  [ant: 
  {unawakened}] 
  2:  (somewhat  formal)  having  been  waked  up  "the  awakened  baby 
  began  to  cry" 




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