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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 awakening
 喚醒,覺醒(a.)喚醒的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·wak·en v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Awakened p. pr. & vb. n. Awakening.]  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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·wak·en·ing, a. Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn. -- A*wak*en*ing*ly, adv.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·wak·en·ing, n. The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep. Specifically: A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 awakening
      n : the act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the
          waking up he hated most" [syn: wakening, waking up]