somnolescent

somnolescent
Inclined to sleep; drowsy.

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  • somnolescent — adjective Drowsy, tending to sleep See Also: somnolescence …   Wiktionary

  • somnolescent — somnolescˈent adjective Half asleep • • • Main Entry: ↑somnolence …   Useful english dictionary

  • somnolescence — noun Drowsiness, tending to sleep See Also: somnolescent …   Wiktionary

  • somnolescently — adverb In a somnolescent way …   Wiktionary

  • somnolent — somnolent, ente [ sɔmnɔlɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1429, rare av. XIXe; du rad. de somnolence 1 ♦ Qui est en état de somnolence, en demi sommeil. ⇒ assoupi. Être somnolent après un bon repas. 2 ♦ Sans activités; engourdi. ⇒ inactif, 1. mou. « La vie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • somnolent —   a. sleepy; causing, or resembling, sleep.    ♦ somnolescent, a. becoming sleepy.    ♦ somnolence, n.    ♦ somnorific, a. soporific …   Dictionary of difficult words

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