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akubi
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[あくび(欠伸)]
akubi
[あくび()]
akubi
kenshin
[けん()·しん()]
kenshin

English Meaning(s) for あくび

noun
  1. yawn; yawning (and stretching)

Definition and Synonyms for あくび

Insufficiency lack of an adequate quantity or number
Synonyms: あくび, 不備, 不充分, 不全, 不完全, 不足, 手薄, , 欠乏, 欠如
Yawn an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth
Synonyms: あくび
Yawn usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
Synonyms: あくび

Categories あくび is a member of

Amount the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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Reflex Response an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
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Sample Sentences for あくび

Being bored, the audience began to yawn.
His lectures are terribly boring.
Every time I looked at him, he was yawning.
They were all so tired that they could do nothing but yawn.
Cover your mouth when you cough, sneeze, or yawn.

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