drowsiness


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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:
Noun1.drowsiness - a very sleepy state; "sleepiness causes many driving accidents"
temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time
oscitance, oscitancy - drowsiness and dullness manifested by yawning

drowsiness

Translations
نُعاس، نَعَس
ospalost
døsighedsløvhedtræthed
syfja, drungi
uyku sersemliği

drowsiness

[ˈdraʊzɪnɪs] N (= sleepiness) → somnolencia f; (= sluggishness) → modorra f, sopor m
these tablets may cause drowsinessestas pastillas pueden producir somnolencia

drowsiness

[ˈdraʊzinɪs] n (= sleepiness) → somnolence f

drowsiness

nSchläfrigkeit f; (after sleep) → Verschlafenheit f; to cause drowsinessschläfrig machen

drowsiness

[ˈdraʊzɪnɪs] nsonnolenza

drowsy

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

drows·i·ness

n. sopor, somnolencia, abotagamiento, pesadez.
References in classic literature ?
It is true, that readers are too apt to be so overtaken; but if the work was as long as any of Oldmixon, the author himself is too well entertained to be subject to the least drowsiness.
Drowsiness was irresistibly mastering him, but he kept awake kept awake by an excruciating pain in his arm, for which he could find no satisfactory position.
A feeling of oppression and drowsiness overcame Edna during the service.
The continual sight of the fiend shapes before me, capering half in smoke and half in fire, these at last begat kindred visions in my soul, so soon as I began to yield to that unaccountable drowsiness which ever would come over me at a midnight helm.
The servants thought me gone to shake off the drowsiness of my protracted watch; in reality, my chief motive was seeing Mr.
But, half way home, a great drowsiness came over him; he put down his pitcher, lay down, and fell asleep.
The guide made her drink a little brandy and water, but the drowsiness which stupefied her could not yet be shaken off.
These were the last words spoken by the whelp, before a giddy drowsiness came upon him, followed by complete oblivion.
Gradually their talk died out and drowsiness began to steal upon the eyelids of the little waifs.
As I was continuing my examination I commenced to feel a pleasant drowsiness creeping over me which I attributed to the fatigue of my long and strenuous ride, and the reaction from the excitement of the fight and the pursuit.
How long I remained buried in this drowsiness I cannot judge, but, when I woke, the sun seemed sinking towards the horizon.
The morning drum had just been beaten; everyone shook off the drowsiness of night, and to dispel the humid morning air, came to take a drop at the inn.