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 ?
I was overcome by content and drowsiness and by the warm silence about me.
A feeling of oppression and drowsiness overcame Edna during the service.
David began to utter sounds that would have shocked his delicate organs in more wakeful moments; in short, all but Hawkeye and the Mohicans lost every idea of consciousness, in uncontrollable drowsiness.
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.
Gradually their talk died out and drowsiness began to steal upon the eyelids of the little waifs.
The servants thought me gone to shake off the drowsiness of my protracted watch; in reality, my chief motive was seeing Mr.
Wragge's customary drowsiness after fatigue of any kind overcame her, and she received her husband s orders to leave the room (taking care that she left it "up at heel"), and to betake herself (strictly in the character of Mrs.
But, half way home, a great drowsiness came over him; he put down his pitcher, lay down, and fell asleep.
At length, the wine having come to an end with them, drowsiness began to come over them, and they dropped asleep on their very table and tablecloth.
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.
And he thanked Heaven for the drowsiness that came upon his mind in waves.
How long I remained buried in this drowsiness I cannot judge, but, when I woke, the sun seemed sinking towards the horizon.