Definition of Yawning in English :
Define Yawning in English
Yawning meaning in English
Meaning of Yawning in English
Pronunciation of Yawning in English
Yawning pronunciation in English
Pronounce Yawning in Englishsee synonyms of yawning
an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
Example Sentences:'he could not suppress a yawn''the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop''he apologized for his oscitancy'
gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something
Example Sentences:'the yawning mine shaft''a yawning abyss'
with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness
Example Sentences:'a yawning congregation'
showing lack of attention or boredom
Example Sentences:'the yawning congregation'
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