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Synonyms for yawning

verb open mouth wide, usually sign of
  • divide
  • doze
  • drowse
  • expand
  • gap
  • gape
  • give
  • nap
  • part
  • sleep
  • snooze
  • spread
  • yaw
  • yawp
  • fatigue catch flies

Antonyms for yawning

  • close
  • collect
  • conceal
  • connect
  • gather
  • hold
  • join
  • keep
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to yawning

agape

adverb. amazed
  • ajar
  • astonished
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • open
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • staring
  • yawning

cavernous

adjective. hollow and large

deep

adjective. extending very far, usually down

deeper

adjective. extending very far, usually down

gaping

adjective. wide open

more open

adjective. unfastened, unclosed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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