This dawning realisation has come desperately late in the day.
And yet in an interview, Krikorian, too, seems oddly sanguine about the dawning of the Obama era.
Suddenly it is dawning on everyone, including members of Congress, just how much power Facebook is amassing.
I think this realization is dawning on much of the media as well.
But perhaps, just perhaps, we are starting to see a dawning unease among politicians of both parties.
I must bathe my brows in the vague mist, in the fragrance of the earth, in the light of the dawning day.
Artois was conscious of a dawning hostility in the Marchesino.
An hour later he drew his pony to a road gait and lifted his head to the first faint flush of a dawning day.
What would be the result upon her and upon her dawning gift?
The fact was that the prim man was just beginning to have a dawning recollection of the story he had forgotten.
c.1200, dauen, "to dawn, grow light," shortened or back-formed from dauinge, dauing "period between darkness and sunrise," (c.1200), from Old English dagung, from dagian "to become day," from root of dæg "day" (see day). Probably influenced by a Scandinavian word (cf. Danish dagning, Old Norse dagan "a dawning;" cf. also German tagen "to dawn"). Related: Dawned; dawning.
1590s, from dawn (v.).