Dictionary Results for yawning


1. yawning - noun

· an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom; "he could not suppress a yawn"; "the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop"; "he apologized for his oscitancy"

Synonym(s): yawn, oscitance, oscitancy

Hypernym(s): reflex, reflex_response, reflex_action, instinctive_reflex, innate_reflex, inborn_reflex, unconditioned_reflex, physiological_reaction




2. yawn - verb

· utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired; "The child yawned during the long performance"

Hypernym(s): breathe, take_a_breath, respire, suspire




3. yawn - verb

· be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon"

Synonym(s): gape, yaw

Hypernym(s): be




4. yawning - adjective

· gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something; "the yawning mine shaft"; "a yawning abyss"




5. yawning - adjective

· with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness; "a yawning congregation"




6. yawning - adjective

· showing lack of attention or boredom; "the yawning congregation"

Synonym(s): drowsy, oscitant





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