Synonyms for drowsy
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : drou-zee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈdraʊ zi|
Top 10 synonyms for drowsy Other synonyms for the word drowsy
Définition of drowsyOrigin :
- 1520s, probably ultimately from Old English drusan, drusian "sink," also "become languid, slow, or inactive" (related to dreosan "to fall"), from Proto-Germanic *drus- (see dreary). But there is no record of it in Middle English. Related: Drowsily; drowsiness.
- adj sleepy
- I have not been in bed all night; nor am I in the least drowsy.
- Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
- "I'm depending upon you for the bread," he said to the drowsy man in the hammock.
- Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
- She was talking to me in this way one drowsy August afternoon.
- Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
- But try as he would he could not get drowsy, on the contrary he felt wide awake and animated.
- Extract from : « Master and Man » by Leo Tolstoy
- The mate, who by this time was drowsy, did as desired, and in a moment the Arab was at liberty.
- Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
- The pilgrims reach the Enchanted Ground and are drowsy and tired.
- Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
- He drank it and began to feel much happier, drowsy too, and contented.
- Extract from : « Jan and Her Job » by L. Allen Harker
- When they emerged from their bath they felt dizzy, weary, and drowsy.
- Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
- Gavard, however, considered the Quenu-Gradelles' home to be too drowsy.
- Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
- Then they all sank, the water closed over them beneath the drowsy light of the moon.
- Extract from : « The Flood » by Emile Zola
Antonyms for drowsy
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