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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drowsy, oscitant, yawning(a)adjective

    showing lack of attention or boredom

    "the yawning congregation"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Oscitantadjective

    Etymology: oscitans, Latin.

    Our oscitant lazy piety gave vacancy for them, and they will now lend none back again for more active duty. Decay of Piety.


  1. oscitant

    Oscitant generally refers to showing signs of drowsiness, sleepiness, or boredom. It can also mean yawning due to tiredness or boredom. Its usage is more common in a literal sense to describe yawning, but it is also used figuratively to describe a lack of alertness or attentiveness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oscitant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oscitant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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