a.1.Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits.
n.1.The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat.
2.A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
3.The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc.
4.The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission.
The sitting closed in great agitation.
- Macaulay.
5.The time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc.
6.A brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls.
The male bird . . . amuses her [the female] with his songs during the whole time of her sitting.
- Addison.
Sitting room
an apartment where the members of a family usually sit, as distinguished from a drawing-room, parlor, chamber, or kitchen.
Noun1.Sittingsitting - (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait); "he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"
Synonyms: posing
2.sitting - the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position; "he read the mystery at one sitting"
3.sitting - a meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
Synonyms: seance, session
4.sitting - a session as of a legislature or court
Adj.1.sitting - (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks; "the seated Madonna"; "the audience remained seated"
Synonyms: seated
2.sitting - not moving and therefore easy to attack; "a sitting target"
To dream that you are sitting, indicates your indecision and not knowing what you want to do with yourself in the near future. It may also suggest that you are just being idle and doing nothing.assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home, audience, ball, bargaining, bargaining session, bigness, brawl, brooding, caucus, colloquium, commission, committee, conclave, concourse, confab, confabulation, conference, confrontation, congregation, congress, consultation, conventicle, convention, convocation, council, council fire, council of war, covering, dance, date, diet, discussion, eisteddfod, exchange of views, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, festivity, fete, forgathering, forum, gathering, gestation, get-together, gravidity, gravidness, greatness, heaviness, high-level talk, housewarming, huddle, in a huddle, in conclave, in conference, in consultation, in council, in session, incubation, interchange of views, interview, levee, mediumism, meet, meeting, necromancy, negotiations, news conference, palaver, panel, parley, party, plenum, pourparler, powwow, pregnancy, press conference, prom, quorum, rally, reception, rendezvous, seance, session, shindig, sit-in, soiree, spirit, spiritism, spiritualism, summit, summit conference, summitry, symposium, synod, the family way, turnout
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