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Overview of noun oscitancy

The noun oscitancy has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. oscitancy, oscitance

(drowsiness and dullness manifested by yawning)

2. yawn, yawning, oscitance, oscitancy

(an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom; "he could not suppress a yawn"; "the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop"; "he apologized for his oscitancy") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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