Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: oscitancy

1. oscitancy (om tilstand) drowsiness and dullness manifested by yawning


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)oscitance


Mindre specifikke termerdrowsiness, dullness, obtuseness, sleepiness, somnolence

2. oscitancy (om handling) an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe could not suppress a yawn.
The yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop.
He apologized for his oscitancy.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)oscitance, yawn, yawning


Mindre specifikke termerinborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex


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