Definitions for somnolentˈsɒm nə lənt

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  1. slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous, somnolent(adj)

    inclined to or marked by drowsiness

    "slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"; "`slumbery' is archaic"; "the sound had a somnolent effect"

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  1. somnolent(Adjective)

    Drowsy or sleepy.

  2. somnolent(Adjective)

    Causing literal or figurative sleepiness; soporific.

  3. Origin: First attested in 1615. From somnolent, from sompolent, subsequently from somnolentus, somnus, swépnos, which both are derived from swep-.

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  1. Somnolent(adj)

    sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep

  2. Origin: [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.]


Translations for somnolent

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  • einschläfernd, schläfrigGerman
  • uninen, somnolentti, unettavaFinnish
  • xewto, xewînerKurdish
  • momoeMāori
  • sonolentoPortuguese
  • сонный, засыпающий, дремлющий, усыпляющий, убаюкивающийRussian

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