Definitions for somnolentˈsɒm nə lənt
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slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous, somnolent(adj)
inclined to or marked by drowsiness
"slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"; "`slumbery' is archaic"; "the sound had a somnolent effect"
Drowsy or sleepy.
Causing literal or figurative sleepiness; soporific.
Origin: First attested in 1615. From somnolent, from sompolent, subsequently from somnolentus, somnus, swépnos, which both are derived from swep-.
sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep
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.]
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