Wakened
Waken Wak"en, v. i. [imp. & p. pr. {Wakened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wakening}.] [OE. waknen, AS. w[ae]cnan; akin to Goth. gawaknan. See {Wake}, v. i.] To wake; to cease to sleep; to be awakened. [1913 Webster]

Early, Turnus wakening with the light. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wakened — un·wakened; …   English syllables

  • wakened — wak·en || weɪkÉ™n v. wake up; wake someone up …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • wake — awake, awaken, wake, waken 1. forms. Although the history of these words, and in particular of the various forms of past tense and past participle, is highly complex (see the OED entry), in current use awake and wake can be paired as strong verbs …   Modern English usage

  • waken — awake, awaken, wake, waken 1. forms. Although the history of these words, and in particular of the various forms of past tense and past participle, is highly complex (see the OED entry), in current use awake and wake can be paired as strong verbs …   Modern English usage

  • waken — [[t]we͟ɪkən[/t]] wakens, wakening, wakened V ERG When you waken, or when someone or something wakens you, you wake from sleep. [LITERARY] [V n] The noise of a door slamming wakened her... Women are much more likely than men to waken because of… …   English dictionary

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