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morning (n.)

"first part of the day" (technically from midnight to noon), late 14c., a contraction of mid-13c. morwenynge, moregeninge, from morn, morewen (see morn) + suffix -ing, on pattern of evening. Originally the time just before sunrise.

As an adjective from 1530s; as a greeting by 1895, short for good morning. Morning after in reference to a hangover is from 1884; in reference to a type of contraception, attested by 1967. Morning sickness as a symptom of pregnancy is from 1793 (Old English had morgenwlætung). Morning glory, the twining plant, is from 1814, so called because the colorful trumpet-shaped flowers open only in the early morning. Morning star "Venus in the east before sunrise" is from 1530s (Old English had morgensteorra "morn-star").

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Definitions of morning

morning (n.)
the time period between dawn and noon;
I spent the morning running errands
Synonyms: morn / morning time / forenoon
morning (n.)
a conventional expression of greeting or farewell;
Synonyms: good morning
morning (n.)
the first light of day;
they talked until morning
Synonyms: dawn / dawning / aurora / first light / daybreak / break of day / break of the day / dayspring / sunrise / sunup / cockcrow
morning (n.)
the earliest period;
the morning of the world
Synonyms: dawn
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