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Synonyms for yawn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yawn, yawning, oscitance, oscitancy(verb)

    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 oscitancy"

    Synonyms:
    oscitancy, oscitance, yawning

  2. yawn(verb)

    utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired

    "The child yawned during the long performance"

    Synonyms:
    yaw, gape

  3. gape, yawn, yaw(verb)

    be wide open

    "the deep gaping canyon"

    Synonyms:
    gawk, gawp, yaw, goggle, gape

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yawn(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    gape, oscitate

  2. yawn(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    open-wide

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