drowsily


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.drowsily - in a drowsy manner; "`Time to get up,' she said drowsily"
Translations
بِنُعاسٍ
ospale
døsigttræt
syfjulega
uykulu uykulu

drowsily

[ˈdraʊzɪli] adv (= sleepily) [smile, watch] → d'un air endormi; [say, answer] → d'un ton endormi

drowsily

advschläfrig; (after sleep) → verschlafen

drowsily

[ˈdraʊzɪlɪ] advcon aria assonnata
she answered drowsily → rispose con voce assonnata

drowsy

(ˈdrauzi) adjective
sleepy. drowsy children.
ˈdrowsily adverb
ˈdrowsiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Somewhere too SHE, the Golden One, the White Woman, was drowsily tossing the night-clothes from her limbs and rubbing her sleepy eyes.
Steals drowsily and musically Into the univeral valley.
It then becomes apparent that the woman has taken possession of this knife, for safety's sake; for, she too starting up, and restraining and expostulating with him, the knife is visible in her dress, not in his, when they drowsily drop back, side by side.
I still lay immovable, with closed eyes; drowsily waiting for the next sound that might reach my ears; drowsily content with the silence, if the silence continued.
She slept lightly at first, half awake and drowsily attentive to the things about her.
Linton looked at me, but did not answer; and, after keeping her seat by his side another ten minutes, during which his head fell drowsily on his breast, and he uttered nothing except suppressed moans of exhaustion or pain, Cathy began to seek solace in looking for bilberries, and sharing the produce of her researches with me: she did not offer them to him, for she saw further notice would only weary and annoy.
There is food in the huts," said an Ox-boar-man, drowsily, and looking away from me.
I'll soon be the only fancy-free maiden of our old quartet," thought Anne, drowsily.
Killeny Boy, you kinky-head man-eater, Killeny Boy, Killeny Boy," Dag Daughtry murmured drowsily.
He slept through a troubled and unrestful hour, then unconsciousness began to shred away, and presently he rose drowsily to a sitting posture.
But she walked always more and more drowsily, and clutched more and more automatically the sleeping child at her bosom.
The spring murmured drowsily beside him; the branches waved dreamily across the blue sky overhead; and a deep sleep, perchance hiding dreams within its depths, fell upon David Swan.