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Definitions of yawning:

part of speech: present participle, verbal noun

Deep sighing; opening mouth very wide.

part of speech: present participle, verbal noun

The act of producing a yawn; pandiculation, chasma, gaping, oscitation.

Usage examples for yawning:

  • They looked down into yawning space. "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield
  • Besides, there's an early grave yawning for me if I don't succeed in making peace with Mrs. Tucker. "The Best Policy", Elliott Flower
  • Verona rubbed its eyes as it came out yawning to its daily work. "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett

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