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synonyms for sleepiness

  • drowsiness
  • fatigue
  • laziness
  • lethargy
  • somnolence
  • tiredness

antonyms for sleepiness

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  • activity
  • energy
  • liveliness
  • vigor
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How to use sleepiness in a sentence

A feeling of lassitude possesses me, my feet drag heavily, and I experience great difficulty in mastering my sleepiness.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
We catched fish and talked, and we took a swim now and then to keep off sleepiness.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Lippo's voice sounded dreadfully weak, but he sang every note to the last word, fighting mightily against his growing sleepiness.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
He saw her face, and the dim light, and the sleepiness was suddenly gone from him.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
At times Tad found himself drooping in his saddle as his sleepiness overcame him.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Rehim Ali cannot keep himself awake any longer, and Shukkur Ali is very comical in his overpowering sleepiness.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
"Good night, grandmother dear," said Molly, in a voice which tried hard to be brisk as usual through the sleepiness.
GRANDMOTHER DEARMRS. MOLESWORTH
He chatted cheerfully until eleven o'clock before showing any signs of sleepiness.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
In her sleepiness the night before, she had fastened her strings to a large twig that grew out of the ground beside her bed!
WINONA OF THE CAMP FIREMARGARET WIDDEMER
It was very difficult to steer clear between Mrs. Forrester's deafness and Mrs. Jamieson's sleepiness.
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