drowsy


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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
References in classic literature ?
A grove of pines covered one part of it, and from the heart of this green spot came a clearer sound than the soft sigh of the pines or the drowsy chirp of the crickets.
When he became drowsy she became bold and whispered things that he later thought he must have dreamed.
It must always have been God's day on that low, drowsy island, Edna thought.
Still that breathing silence, which marks the drowsy sultriness of an American landscape in July, pervaded the secluded spot, interrupted only by the low voices of the men, the occasional and lazy tap of a woodpecker, the discordant cry of some gaudy jay, or a swelling on the ear, from the dull roar of a distant waterfall.
Uncle Venner" observed Clifford in a drowsy, inward tone, "is always talking about his farm.
The town did not awake; or, if it did, the drowsy slumberers mistook the cry either for something frightful in a dream, or for the noise of witches, whose voices, at that period, were often heard to pass over the settlements or lonely cottages, as they rode with Satan through the air.
A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, Forever flushing round a summer sky.
The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor.
When the morning came at last, I was in a bad enough plight: seedy, drowsy, fagged, from want of sleep; weary from thrashing around, famished from long fasting; pining for a bath, and to get rid of the animals; and crippled with rheumatism.
On frosty nights the humane Negro prowler would warm the end of the plank and put it up under the cold claws of chickens roosting in a tree; a drowsy hen would step on to the comfortable board, softly clucking her gratitude, and the prowler would dump her into his bag, and later into his stomach, perfectly sure that in taking this trifle from the man who daily robbed him of an inestimable treasure--his liberty--he was not committing any sin that God would remember against him in the Last Great Day.
The master, throned on high in his great splint-bottom arm-chair, was dozing, lulled by the drowsy hum of study.
She descended a little hill, jumped from stone to stone across a woodland brook, startling the drowsy frogs, who were always winking and blinking in the morning sun.