Words Like YAWNING

We have put together a list of words that are similar to YAWNING.

5 Alternative Words Similar to yawning

1 Inattentive Adjective      Similar Words Like Inattentive
2 Open Adjective      Similar Words Like Open
3 Opened Adjective      Similar Words Like Opened
4 Reflex Noun      Synonym Words Like Reflex
5 Pandiculation Noun      Hyponym

3 examples of yawning

1 a yawning abyss
2 he apologized for his oscitancy
3 the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop

10 definitions of yawning

1 showing lack of attention or boredom
2 gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something
3 with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness
4 an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
5 Gaping open; cavernous: a yawning abyss.
6 Gaping; oscitation; the taking of a deep inspiration, followed by a slight pause, and then a prolonged expiration, the mouth being more or less widely open.
7 Present participle of yawn.
8 The action of the verb yawn.
9 That yawns or yawn.
10 Wide open.
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