Created by: purpleartichokes
Definition: v. To be woken up by a child or pet who is quietly but intently staring at you from the edge of your bed. n. A creepy silent stare that is so intense that it pierces sleep.
Sentence: Living with two dogs, a cat, and three kids, Sherry was generally roused each morning by a broodawakening, gazing intently at her and hungry for breakfast.
Etymology: brood (both offspring and to meditate with morbid persistence), rude awakening