yawning


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Synonyms for yawning

Synonyms for yawning

Synonyms for yawning

gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something

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with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness

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showing lack of attention or boredom

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This can be repeated till such time that the yawning stops".
When the match resumed and players came back on to the field, Sarfaraz was seen yawning. Twitter went berserk on Pakistan's skipper gesture and many people took to the social networking site to share their opinion.
In a study at Duke University, a video of people yawning had close to 70 percent of the 328 participants doing the same during the three-minute showing, some as many as 15 times.
"Contagious yawning, in which yawning is triggered involuntarily when we observe another person yawn, is a common form of echophenomena - the automatic imitation of another's words (echolalia) or actions (echopraxia)," the study said.
Intractable Yawning is quite an unusual and uncommon side effect.
Excessive yawning is often a sign of daytime sleepiness resulting from a sleep disorder, such as obstructive sleep apnea or insomnia, or as a symptom of general anxiety disorder.
Contagious yawning is linked more closely to a person's age than their ability to empathise, as previously thought, BBC health reported.
The mechanism behind contagious yawning remains one of life's great mysteries.
If you have a dog, be prepared to do a lot of fake yawning to see if it's true that dogs can"catch" yawns from their owners.
Yawning in dogs used to be considered a sign of anxiety.
I've been yawning all the time lately, even though I'm not tired.
Therefore, yawning helps us bring more oxygen into the blood and move more carbon dioxide out of the blood.
The most likely explanation is that foetal yawning is an essential process linked to brain development| SCRATCHING can be catching, new research has shown.
While it is well known that foetuses open and close their mouths, experts have disagreed over whether or not they are actually yawning. The new study, using high resolution ultrasound footage, confirms that they really do yawn, and do it often.