Definitions for drowsiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

drow•syˈdraʊ zi(adj.)-si•er, -si•est.

  1. half-asleep; sleepy.

  2. marked by or resulting from sleepiness.

  3. dull; sluggish; listless.

  4. inducing lethargy or sleepiness:

    drowsy spring weather.

Origin of drowsy:

1520–30

drow′si•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleepiness, drowsiness, somnolence(noun)

    a very sleepy state

    "sleepiness causes many driving accidents"

Wiktionary

  1. drowsiness(Noun)

    State of being drowsy.

  2. Origin: drowsy + -ness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drowsiness(noun)

    state of being drowsy


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