Simple Definition of awaken
: to stop sleeping : to wake up
Examples of awaken in a sentence
She usually awakens several times during the night.
A loud noise awakened her.
Origin and Etymology of awaken
Middle English, from Old English awæcnian, from a- + wæcnian to waken
First Known Use: before 12th century
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