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drows·y

 (drou′zē)
adj. drows·i·er, drows·i·est
1. Dull with sleepiness; sluggish.
2. Produced or characterized by sleepiness.
3. Inducing sleepiness; soporific.

drows′i·ly adv.
drows′i·ness n.

drowsy

(ˈdraʊzɪ)
adj, drowsier or drowsiest
1. (Physiology) heavy with sleepiness; sleepy
2. inducing sleep; soporific
3. sluggish or lethargic; dull
ˈdrowsily adv
ˈdrowsiness n

drow•sy

(ˈdraʊ zi)

adj. -si•er, -si•est.
1. half-asleep; sleepy.
2. marked by or resulting from sleepiness.
3. dull; sluggish; listless.
4. inducing lethargy or sleepiness: drowsy spring weather.
[1520–30]
drow′si•ly, adv.
drow′si•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.drowsy - half asleep; "made drowsy by the long ride"; "it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor"; "a tired dozy child"; "the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair"
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
2.drowsy - showing lack of attention or boredom; "the yawning congregation"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

drowsy

adjective
1. sleepy, tired, lethargic, heavy, nodding, dazed, dozy, comatose, dopey (slang), half asleep, somnolent, torpid He felt pleasantly drowsy.
sleepy alert, lively, awake, perky, full of beans (informal), bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
2. peaceful, quiet, sleepy, soothing, lulling, dreamy, restful, soporific The drowsy air hummed with bees.

drowsy

adjective
Ready for or needing sleep:
Translations
نَعْسَاننَعْسان، وَسْنان
ospalý
døsigtræt
nukuttavauneliasunettavauninen
omamljen
syfjaîur
眠い
졸리는
mieguistaimieguistasmieguistumas
miegains
sömnig
เซื่องซึม
buồn ngủ

drowsy

[ˈdraʊzɪ] ADJ (drowsier (compar) (drowsiest (superl)))
1. (= sleepy) [person] → adormilado, soñoliento, somnoliento (frm); [smile, look, voice] → soñoliento, somnoliento (frm)
"who?" he asked in a drowsy voice-¿quién? -preguntó con voz soñoliento or con voz de sueño
to be or feel drowsy [person] → tener sueño or modorra, estar soñoliento or adormilado; (because of medication) → tener somnolencia
to become or grow drowsyquedarse adormilado
she grew drowsy and was put to bedse quedaba adormilada y la acostaron, se estaba quedando dormida y la acostaron
I became pleasantly drowsyme empezó a entrar un sueñecito agradable
these tablets will make you drowsyestas pastillas le producirán somnolencia
2. (= soporific) [afternoon, atmosphere] → soporífero; [countryside] → apacible

drowsy

[ˈdraʊzi] adj (= sleepy) → somnolent(e)

drowsy

adj (+er)
(= sleepy) personschläfrig; (after sleep) → verschlafen; voiceverschlafen; to grow or become drowsyschläfrig werden; to feel drowsysich schläfrig fühlen; she was still drowsy with sleepsie war noch verschlafen
(= soporific) afternoonträge; countrysideschläfrig; I spent a drowsy evening in front of the tellyich habe den Abend vor dem Fernseher verdöst

drowsy

[ˈdraʊzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (sleepy, person, smile, look) → assonnato/a; (soporific, afternoon, atmosphere) → sonnolento/a
to feel drowsy → sentirsi insonnolito/a

drowsy

(ˈdrauzi) adjective
sleepy. drowsy children.
ˈdrowsily adverb
ˈdrowsiness noun

drowsy

نَعْسَان ospalý døsig schläfrig νυσταγμένος somnoliento uninen endormi omamljen sonnolento 眠い 졸리는 slaperig døsig senny sonolento дремлющий sömnig เซื่องซึม uykulu buồn ngủ 倦睡的

drowsy

adj (comp -sier; super -siest) somnoliento (form), que tiene sueño; to be — tener sueño
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