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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.
Dapples the drowsy east with spots of gray. --Shak.
To our age's drowsy blood
Still shouts the inspiring sea. --Lowell.
2. Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
The drowsy hours, dispensers of all good.
3. Dull; stupid. " Drowsy reasoning." --Atterbury.
Syn: Sleepy; lethargic; dozy; somnolent; comatose; dull
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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),
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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