3 dicționare găsite pentru yawning
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Yawn \Yawn\ (y[add]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yawned; p. pr. & vb. n. Yawning.] [OE. yanien, [yogh]anien, ganien, gonien, AS. g[=a]nian; akin to ginian to yawn, g[imac]nan to yawn, open wide, G. g[aum]hnen to yawn, OHG. gin[=e]n, gein[=o]n, Icel. g[imac]na to yawn, gin the mouth, OSlav. zijati to yawn, L. hiare to gape, yawn; and perhaps to E. begin, cf. Gr. cheia` a hole. [root]47b. Cf. Begin, Gin to begin, Hiatus.] [1913 Webster] 1. To open the mouth involuntarily through drowsiness, dullness, or fatigue; to gape; to oscitate. "The lazy, yawning drone." --Shak. [1913 Webster] And while above he spends his breath, The yawning audience nod beneath. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 2. To open wide; to gape, as if to allow the entrance or exit of anything. [1913 Webster] 't is now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To open the mouth, or to gape, through surprise or bewilderment. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To be eager; to desire to swallow anything; to express desire by yawning; as, to yawn for fat livings. "One long, yawning gaze." --Landor. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
yawning adj 1: gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something; "the yawning mine shaft"; "a yawning abyss" 2: with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness; "a yawning congregation" 3: showing lack of attention or boredom; "the yawning congregation" [syn: drowsy, oscitant, yawning(a)] n : 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 ostinancy" [syn: yawn, oscitance, oscitancy]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
76 Moby Thesaurus words for "yawning": abysmal, abyssal, agape, ajar, anesthetized, bottomless, cataleptic, cavernous, comatose, deep as hell, dehiscence, dehiscent, doped, doziness, dozy, dreamy, drowsiness, drowsy, drugged, drugged with sleep, fathomless, gape, gaping, half asleep, heaviness, heavy, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, in a stupor, languid, languor, lethargic, lethargy, napping, narcoleptic, narcose, narcotized, narcous, nodding, openmouthed, oscitancy, oscitant, oscitation, out of it, pandiculation, plumbless, plunging, ringent, sedated, slack-jawed, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk, sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleepiness, sleepy, slumberous, slumbery, snoozy, somnolence, somnolency, somnolent, soporific, soundless, stretching, stretchy, stuporose, stuporous, the gapes, unfathomable, unfathomed, unsounded, without bottom, yawn, yawny
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