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Antonyms for awaken
əˈweɪ kən

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term awaken.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse(verb)

    cause to become awake or conscious

    "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."

    Antonyms:
    cause to sleep

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, bestir, put forward, awake, heat, energize, come alive, provoke, commove, inflame, rout out, perk up, agitate, energise, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, conjure, brace, stimulate, fire, arouse, drive out, fire up, bring up, conjure up, raise, waken, turn on, call down, charge, wind up, call forth, invoke, charge up, rouse, ignite, evoke, sex, force out, stir up

  2. wake up, awake, arouse, awaken, wake, come alive, waken(verb)

    stop sleeping

    "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

    Antonyms:
    cause to sleep

    Synonyms:
    kindle, excite, put forward, awake, heat, come alive, provoke, inflame, perk up, enkindle, wake up, stir, wake, elicit, energise, stimulate, fire, arouse, fire up, bring up, conjure up, ignite, raise, waken, turn on, call down, energize, wind up, call forth, invoke, rouse, brace, evoke, sex, conjure, stir up

  3. awaken(verb)

    make aware

    "They were awakened to the sad facts"

    Antonyms:
    cause to sleep

    Synonyms:
    wake up, waken, rouse, come alive, arouse, awake, wake

Wiktionary

  1. awaken(verb)

    To stop sleeping.

    Synonyms:
    stir, awake

    Antonyms:
    fall asleep

How to use awaken in a sentence?

  1. James Joyce:

    History is a nightmare from which we are trying to awaken.

  2. Aaron Bruce:

    Awaken the sleep, protect the weak, and guide the strong.

  3. Dejan Stojanovic:

    If emptiness is empty, how can something be borne or awaken from it?

  4. Jessamyn West:

    A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.

  5. Frank Herbert:

    Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.

How to pronounce awaken?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say awaken in sign language?

  1. awaken

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