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 (slŭm′bər-əs) or slum·brous (-brəs)
1. Sleepy; drowsy.
a. Suggestive of or resembling sleep: a slumberous torpor.
b. Quiet; tranquil.
3. Causing or inducing sleep; soporific.

slum′ber·ous·ly adv.
slum′ber·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slumbrous - quiet and tranquil; "a slumberous June morning"
relaxing, reposeful, restful - affording physical or mental rest; "she spent a restful night at home"
2.slumbrous - inclined to or marked by drowsiness; "slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"; "`slumbery' is archaic"; "the sound had a somnolent effect"
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"


or slumbrous
1. Ready for or needing sleep:


adj (liter: = sleepy) → schläfrig; (= inducing sleep)einschläfernd, einlullend
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When opened, however, the locket holds not Judith's picture (the narrator knew because of his speculation that "she was blond" [587]) but a different face: "the smooth, oval, unblemished face, the mouth rich, full, a little loose, the hot, slumbrous, secretive eyes, the inklike hair with its faint but unmistakable wiriness--all the ineradicable and tragic stamp of negro blood" (608).