slumberous


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slum·ber·ous

 (slŭm′bər-əs) or slum·brous (-brəs)
adj.
1. Sleepy; drowsy.
2.
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.

slumberous

(ˈslʌmbərəs; -brəs) or

slumbrous

adj
1. sleepy; drowsy
2. inducing sleep
3. characteristic of slumber
ˈslumberously, ˈslumbrously adv
ˈslumberousness, ˈslumbrousness n

slum•ber•ous

(ˈslʌm bər əs, ˈslʌm brəs)

also slum′brous,



adj.
1. sleepy; heavy with drowsiness, as the eyelids.
2. pertaining to slumber.
3. inactive or sluggish; calm; quiescent.
[1485–95]
slum′ber•ous•ly, adv.
slum′ber•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slumberous - quiet and tranquil; "a slumberous June morning"
relaxing, reposeful, restful - affording physical or mental rest; "she spent a restful night at home"
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"

slumberous

or slumbrous
adjective
1. Ready for or needing sleep:
Translations

slumberous

slumbrous [ˈslʌmbərəs] ADJsoñoliento (fig) → inactivo, inerte
References in classic literature ?
This was all I heard that night before my sister clutched me, as a slumberous offence to the company's eyesight, and assisted me up to bed with such a strong hand that I seemed to have fifty boots on, and to be dangling them all against the edges of the stairs.
I stepped out of the door into the slumberous heat of the late afternoon, and walking past the main entrance--locked again, I noticed-- turned the corner of the wall
A slumberous veil diffused itself over his countenance, and had an effect, morally speaking, on its naturally delicate and elegant outline, like that which a brooding mist, with no sunshine in it, throws over the features of a landscape.
As the glass door closed behind Dorian, Lord Henry turned and looked at the duchess with his slumberous eyes.
I too felt a slumberous influence after watching him half an hour, as he sat thus with his eyes half open, like a cat, winged brother of the cat.
I hurried on board with the rest of the passengers, most of whom were in great perturbation: some bawling out for their baggage; some tearing their hair and exclaiming that the boat would explode or sink; some already pale with the heaving of the stream; some gazing affrighted at the ugly aspect of the steersman; and some still dizzy with the slumberous influences of the Enchanted Ground.
There, beside the fireplace, the brave old General used to sit; while the Surveyor -- though seldom, when it could be avoided, taking upon himself the difficult task of engaging him in conversation -- was fond of standing at a distance, and watching his quiet and almost slumberous countenance.
Due to the strength and quality of the squad, they've been able to recover from slumberous starts and get the job done.
Awakened from their comfortable lives, made to know that there is a big noise out there waiting for each of us, to rouse us from our slumberous lives.
It's certainly not his towering, powerful form, or slumberous, inviting green eyes
The once slumberous narrow streets of north Nicosia's old town are vibrant in the thrum of a coffee-fuelled awakening.
25) He was "one tame and mild / As grazing ox," somnolent in "days of peace and slumberous calm" (2:66-67, 335)- His fall changes all that.