Synonyms for hearkening
- be all ears
- become aware
- get an earful
- get wind of
- give an audience to
- give attention
- give ears
- make out
- pick up
Antonyms for hearkening
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEARKENING
I could see no one; but, hearkening about, I found it must come from the next terrace.
Shame on a gentleman for hearkening to the foul-mouthed villains one moment.
But now I think I see you listening and hearkening that I should name him.
Go away, missis; I've nought to do with you, either in hearkening, or talking.
But the men-folk gave all their ears to hearkening, and stood as close as they might.
To us hearkening for his answer his voice betrayed no sign of dismay.
Norton is hearkening to these rude tongues that do speak so lustily!
She was not hearkening to the talk of Uncle Zachie: she was thinking her own thoughts.
Hearkening to all the bitter things I can say to be revenged.
Rebuke backbiters, and encourage them not by hearkening to their tales.
Old English heorcnunge "harkening, listening, power of hearing" (see hearken).