matutinal
[ muh-toot-n-l ]
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Part of Speechadjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latinfrom late Latin matutinalis, from Latin matutinus ‘early’
Synonyms
  • morning
  • auroral
  • rathe
  • early
  • first
Antonyms
  • vespertinal
  • late
  • slumbering
  • evening
  • waning
Definition
pertaining to or occurring in the morning; early in the day
Example
Meditating for ten minutes followed by coffee was Holly's matutinal routine.
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