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English adjective: drowsy

1. drowsy half asleep

SamplesMade 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.

Synonymsdozy, drowsing



2. drowsy showing lack of attention or boredom

SamplesThe yawning congregation.

Synonymsoscitant, yawning



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