Meaning of yawning

Definition of yawning

(adj) gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something; "the yawning mine shaft"; "a yawning abyss"
with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness; "a yawning congregation"
showing lack of attention or boredom; "the yawning congregation"
(noun) 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"

Other information on yawning

WIKIPEDIA results for yawning
Amazon results for yawning