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slum·ber·ous(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.
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slumberous(ˈslʌmbərəs; -brəs) or
1. sleepy; drowsy
2. inducing sleep
3. characteristic of slumber
ˈslumberously, ˈslumbrously adv
ˈslumberousness, ˈslumbrousness n
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slum•ber•ous(ˈslʌm bər əs, ˈslʌm brəs)
1. sleepy; heavy with drowsiness, as the eyelids.
2. pertaining to slumber.
3. inactive or sluggish; calm; quiescent.
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|Adj.||1.||slumberous - quiet and tranquil; "a slumberous June morning"|
|2.||slumberous - 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"
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