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See definition of dozing on Dictionary.com
  • as inasleep
  • as indrowsy
  • as inresting
  • as insleeping
  • as inunawake

synonyms for dozing

  • comatose
  • dormant
  • catching some zzz's
  • conked
  • crashed
  • dreaming
  • flaked out
  • getting shut-eye
  • hibernating
  • in dreamland
  • in repose
  • inactive
  • inert
  • napping
  • on the kip
  • out
  • out cold
  • out like a light
  • out of it
  • reposing
  • resting
  • sacked out
  • sleeping
  • slumbering
  • snoozing
  • snoring
  • somnolent
  • taking forty winks
  • crashed
  • dreaming
  • drowsing
  • lounging
  • napping
  • quiet
  • reclining
  • relaxing
  • reposing
  • sleeping
  • snoozing
  • unwinding
  • asleep
  • at ease
  • at rest
  • comfortable
  • lying down
  • stretched-out
  • taking a break
  • taking it easy

antonyms for dozing

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  • attentive
  • awake
  • conscious
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    How to use dozing in a sentence

    In the entrance hall of the Savoy, where large and lonely porters were dozing, he learnt that she was at home.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    Both animal and man seemed to be dozing, but they woke into activity when the sahib approached.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    A fourth lives upon rent, dozing in his chair, and neither toils nor spins.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    To solve this one I stopped on the tavern steps, leaned against a pillar, and gazed through the dozing village.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    On the sheepskin rug before the fire a Manx cat was dozing beside a pair of carpet slippers.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    Worse gazed at her, but finding no consolation in her distracted looks, he shut his eyes, and seemed as if dozing.
    SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
    Presently Kari's walk slackened into a slow pace, and we felt quite sure that he was dozing.
    KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
    The young nurse was asleep on the couch, and the elder sat dozing in her chair; the two were alone—all alone!
    LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
    Toward the first filtering in of the dawn, King OLeary, dozing at his post, woke up at a touch on his shoulder.
    THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO DOZING

    • asleep
    • at ease
    • at rest
    • comfortable
    • crashed
    • dozing
    • dreaming
    • drowsing
    • lounging
    • lying down
    • napping
    • quiet
    • reclining
    • relaxing
    • reposing
    • sleeping
    • snoozing
    • stretched-out
    • taking a break
    • taking it easy
    • unwinding
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