unwakening

wakening

[wey-kuh-ning]
noun
2.
Scots Law. a revival of a legal action or the process by which this is done.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see waken, -ing1

unwakening, adjective
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waken
"to become awake," O.E. wæcnan, wæcnian "to rise, spring," from the same source as wake (v.). Fig. sense was in O.E. Trans. sense of "to arouse (someone or something) from sleep" is recorded from c.1200.
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