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 for drowsy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drowsy \Drow"sy\, a. [Compar. Drowsier; superl. Drowsiest.]
     1. Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic;
        dozy. "When I am drowsy." --Shak.
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              Dapples the drowsy east with spots of gray. --Shak.
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              To our age's drowsy blood
              Still shouts the inspiring sea.       --Lowell.
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     2. Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
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              The drowsy hours, dispensers of all good.
                                                    --Tennyson.
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     3. Dull; stupid. " Drowsy reasoning." --Atterbury.
  
     Syn: Sleepy; lethargic; dozy; somnolent; comatose; dull
          heavy; stupid.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drowsy
      adj 1: half asleep; "made drowsy by the long ride"; "it seemed a
             pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor"; "a
             tired dozy child"; "the nodding (or napping) grandmother
             in her rocking chair" [syn: drowsy, drowsing(a),
             dozy]
      2: showing lack of attention or boredom; "the yawning
         congregation" [syn: drowsy, oscitant, yawning(a)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "drowsy":
     anesthetized, appeasing, calming, cataleptic, comatose, cradling,
     doped, dozy, dreamy, drugged, drugged with sleep, gentling, groggy,
     half asleep, heavy, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, hushing,
     in a stupor, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lazy, lethargic,
     listless, lulling, mollifying, napping, narcoleptic, narcose,
     narcotized, narcous, nodding, oscitant, out of it, pacifying,
     quietening, restful, rocking, sedated, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk,
     sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleepy, sluggish,
     slumberous, slumbery, snoozy, somnolent, soothful, soothing,
     soporific, stilling, stretchy, stuporose, stuporous, tired, torpid,
     tranquilizing, weary, yawning, yawny
  
  

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