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Somnolent

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Adjective
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som=no=lent

CIDE DICTIONARY

Somnolenta. [F. somnolent, L. somnolentus, from somnus sleep, akin to Gr. , Skr. svapna sleep, dream, svap to sleep, Icel. sofa, AS. swefn sleep. Cf. Hypnotic, Somnambulism, Soporific.].
     Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep.  [1913 Webster]
    "He had no eye for such phenomena, because he had a somnolent want of interest in them."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Somnolent, adj.
1 sleepy, drowsy.
2 inducing drowsiness.
3 Med. in a state between sleeping and waking.

Derivative
somnolence n. somnolency n. somnolently adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF sompnolent or L somnolentus f. somnus sleep

THESAURUS

Somnolent

anesthetized, apathetic, benumbed, blase, bored, cataleptic, comatose, dead, debilitated, doped, dopey, dormant, dozy, dreamy, droopy, drowsy, drugged, drugged with sleep, dull, enervated, exanimate, half asleep, heavy, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, hebetudinous, in a stupor, inactive, inanimate, inert, jaded, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, lumpish, moribund, napping, narcoleptic, narcose, narcotic, narcotized, narcous, nodding, numb, opiate, oscitant, out of it, passive, phlegmatic, pooped, sated, sedated, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk, sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleepy, slow, sluggish, slumberous, slumbery, snoozy, somnifacient, somniferous, soporific, stagnant, stagnating, stretchy, stultified, stuporose, stuporous, supine, torpid, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, world-weary, yawning, yawny

ROGET THESAURUS

Somnolent

Inactivity

N inactivity, inaction, inertness, obstinacy, lull, quiescence, rust, rustiness, idleness, remissness, sloth, indolence, indiligence, dawdling, ergophobia, otiosity, dullness, languor, segnity, segnitude, lentor, sluggishness, procrastination, torpor, torpidity, torpescence, stupor, somnolence, drowsiness, nodding, oscitation, oscitancy, pandiculation, hypnotism, lethargy, statuvolence heaviness, heavy eyelids, sleep, slumber, sound sleep, heavy sleep, balmy sleep, Morpheus, Somnus, coma, trance, ecstasis, dream, hibernation, nap, doze, snooze, siesta, wink of sleep, forty winks, snore, hypnology, dull work, pottering, relaxation, Castle of Indolence, lullaby, sedative, tranquilizer, hypnotic, sleeping pill, relaxant, anaesthetic, general anaesthetic, torpedo, idler, drone, droil, dawdle, mopus, do- little faineant, dummy, sleeping partner, afternoon farmer, truant, bummer, loafer, goldbrick, goldbicker, lounger, lazzarone, lubber, lubbard, slow coach (slow, ), opium eater, lotus eater, slug, lag, sluggard, slugabed, slumberer, dormouse, marmot, waiter on Providence, fruges consumere natus, inactive, motionless, unoccupied, unbusied, indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, lusk, remiss, slack, inert, torpid, sluggish, otiose, languid, supine, heavy, dull, leaden, lumpish, exanimate, soulless, listless, drony, dronish, lazy as Ludlam's dog, dilatory, laggard, lagging, slow, rusty, flagging, lackadaisical, maudlin, fiddle-faddle, pottering, shilly-shally, sleeping asleep, fast asleep, dead asleep, sound asleep, in a sound sleep, sound as a top, dormant, comatose, in the arms of Morpheus, in the lap of Morpheus, sleepy, sleepful, dozy, drowsy, somnolent, torpescent, lethargic, lethargical, somnifacient, statuvolent, statuvolic, heavy, heavy with sleep, napping, somnific, somniferous, soporous, soporific, soporiferous, hypnotic, balmy, dreamy, unawakened, unawakened, sedative, inactively, at leisure, the eyes begin to draw straws, bankrupt of life yet prodigal of ease, better 50 years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay, idly busy rolls their world away, the mystery of folded sleep, the timely dew of sleep, thou driftest gently down the tides of sleep, tired Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep.


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