Waking vs Rising - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between waking and rising

is that waking is occurring during wakefulness while rising is going up.

As verbs the difference between waking and rising

is that waking is while rising is .

As nouns the difference between waking and rising

is that waking is the act of becoming awake from sleep, or a period of time spent awake while rising is rebellion.

As a preposition rising is

(us|slang|dated) more than; exceeding; upwards of.

waking

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Occurring during wakefulness.
  • * 1855 March, Caroline Chesebro’, “Kit”, in Graham’s Magazine , Volume 46, Number 3, page 230:
  • The city had as yet hardly drawn its first waking breath.
  • * “Alice” (possible pseudonym), quoted in Fred Penzel, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well , Oxford University Press (2000), ISBN 978-0-19-514092-7, page page 263:
  • Counting occupied my every waking thought.
  • * 2003 , Moshe Gelbein (translator), Chaim Friedlander (author), quoted in Moshe Gelbein (translator), Meir Munk (author), Searching for Comfort: Coping with Grief , Mesorah Publications, ISBN 978-1-57819-718-7, page 80:
  • It is this gift of life that we are grateful to receive each waking moment, and so we give thanks, “for our lives, which are committed to Your power.”

    Usage notes

    * This adjective most often occurs in phrases such as “every waking moment”, “every waking hour”, “every waking breath”, and so on, the sense being roughly “at all times”. Such phrases are often used together with possessives, such as in “her every waking moment” or “my every waking thought”.

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of becoming awake from sleep, or a period of time spent awake.
  • * 1995 , Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (page 144)
  • there are no words to describe the way she negotiated the abyss between her dreams, those wakings strange as her sleepings.

    rising

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • rebellion
  • The act of something that rises.
  • the risings and fallings of a thermometer
  • (US, dated) A dough and yeast mixture which is allowed to ferment.
  • salt rising'''; milk '''rising

    Adjective

    (-)
  • going up
  • Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • (US, slang, dated) More than; exceeding; upwards of.
  • a horse rising six years of age
    (Webster 1913)

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