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synonyms for drowsy

  • dazed
  • lethargic
  • comatose
  • dopy
  • dozing
  • dozy
  • dreamy
  • drugged
  • half asleep
  • heavy
  • indolent
  • lackadaisical
  • languid
  • lazy
  • lulling
  • napping
  • nodding
  • out of it
  • restful
  • sluggish
  • slumberous
  • snoozy
  • somnolent
  • soothing
  • soporific
  • tired
  • torpid
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antonyms for drowsy

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  • alert
  • awake
  • energized
  • lively
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How to use drowsy in a sentence

Awakened from a nap, he appeared drowsy at first, but brightened up considerably when Dearie placed a few pieces of boiled sweet potato within reach.
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Sleep and sleep quality is clearly important to Fitbit—you can also set an alarm to wake you when you’re in a lighter sleep stage so you feel less drowsy.
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I know driving makes me drowsy, even when I’ve gotten enough sleep, so now I prioritize pulling over to take a nap, even if that means my drive takes twice as long.
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Perhaps a car that blinks a little light when it thinks that you’re drowsy based on how your face looks might not be that harmful.
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She and Shemar often stay up late watching TV, and when Shemar made it to school he was often drowsy in class.
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He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
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He soon experienced an unwonted sense of fatigue, then a drowsy sensation came over him.
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Ay, murmured the sick woman, relapsing into her former drowsy state, what about her?what aboutI know!
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Dorothy began to feel drowsy, directly she had nothing left to engage her attention.
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Fanchon's grandmother stirs up the drowsy fire; then she breaks the eggs on the black earthenware platter.
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WORDS RELATED TO DROWSY

  • cold
  • dead
  • dead to the world
  • dopey
  • drowsy
  • drugged
  • hebetudinous
  • inconscious
  • insensible
  • lethargic
  • out
  • out cold
  • out to lunch
  • senseless
  • sleepy
  • sluggish
  • slumberous
  • somnolent
  • soporose
  • stupefied
  • stupid
  • stuporous
  • torpid
  • vegged out
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