Awakening vs Awakenment - What's the difference?

awakening | awakenment |


As nouns the difference between awakening and awakenment

is that awakening is the act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep while awakenment is an awakening.

As a adjective awakening

is rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.

As a verb awakening

is (awake).

awakening

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Rousing from sleep, in a natural or a figurative sense; rousing into activity; exciting; as, the awakening city; an awakening discourse; the awakening dawn.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep.
  • (religion) A revival of religion, or more general attention to religious matters than usual.
  • (figurative) Being roused into action or activity.
  • * 2007 , Abigail Brenner, Women's Rites of Passage (page 25)
  • When I invited women to decide for themselves which rite of passage to talk or write about, I found that only a few chose their sexual awakening .

    Verb

    (head)
  • awakenment

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An awakening.