Yawning Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Yawning

Of or relating to the region of the ocean bottom between the bathyal and hadal zones, from depths of approximately 2,000 to 6,000 meters (6,500 to 20,000 feet).
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To prolong:
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Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.
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Gape is defined as to open the mouth widely, such as to yawn or in surprise.
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The definition of cavernous is vast or filled with caverns or cavities.
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To sleep lightly; be half asleep; doze
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(Now rare) Pertaining to, or resembling an abyss; unending; profound; fathomless; immeasurable. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
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(Informal) One that provokes yawns; a bore:
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Oscitancy.
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Drowsiness, dullness, apathy, etc.
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To turn about the vertical axis. Used of an aircraft, spacecraft, or projectile.
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To part is defined as to divide something up or to separate.
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To place in the hands of; pass:
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To change (something) from a smaller form and/or size to a larger one.
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To remove the wrapping from:
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Antonyms for Yawning

An enclosed place or tract of land. The visible boundary around an enclosed place or tract of land, consisting of a fence, hedge, wall, or similar structure, or the invisible boundary around an unenclosed place or tract of land. The boundary is “broken” if anyone crosses the boundary without permission or an invitation from the land’s owner. See also breach. The legal interest of one who owns a particular piece of enclosed or unenclosed land. To consummate, conclude, or bring to an end, especially a discussion or negotiation. See also closing.
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(Intransitive) To close, to stop being open.
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Words Related to Yawning

Tire is defined as becoming weary or in need of rest, or to lose interest.
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To allow to grow
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To slumber in (a specified kind of sleep)
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To caress or rub with the mouth or lips
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To give out in shares; apportion; distribute
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Roomy; ample; loose; full
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Find another word for yawning. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for yawning, like: abyssal, closing, tiring, stretching, drowsy, growing, sleeping, mouthing, gaping, dividing and cavernous.