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synonyms for sleepy

  • drowsy
  • lethargic
  • listless
  • quiet
  • sluggish
  • asleep
  • blah
  • comatose
  • dopey
  • dozy
  • draggy
  • heavy
  • hypnotic
  • inactive
  • out
  • out of it
  • sleeping
  • sleepyhead
  • slow
  • slumberous
  • slumbersome
  • snoozy
  • somnolent
  • soporific
  • torpid
  • yawning
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antonyms for sleepy

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  • active
  • alert
  • energetic
  • lively
  • animated
  • awake
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How to use sleepy in a sentence

The heat of the day was making me sleepy, so I opened my windows and turned up my music, intending to stop at the next pullout to take a nap and revive myself before continuing.
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They also make people sleepy, reduce pain and make people feel good.
SCIENTISTS SAY: NARCOTICBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Rapid growth has strained resources in the sleepy, rural town, and RV camps—which locals refer to as “man camps”—have been set up for oil workers and their families.
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These top athletes have tricks to get even the sleepiest out of bed for an outing you won’t regret.
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Even when Redfield was allowed to speak publicly, his sleepy eyes and soft, droning tone anesthetized listeners.
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As fun as it is to scroll through Instagram at night, all that blue light is blocking out the hormone melatonin, which helps you get sleepy.
THE BEST PRODUCTS FOR A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEPPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sondershausen is a dreamy, sleepy place, with so little life about it that you hardly realize there are any people there at all.
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He ate as many as he wanted and then, as he always felt sleepy after he had eaten, he thought he would lie down and have a nap.
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Her eyes gleamed bright and intense, with no sleepy shadows, as they looked into his.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So, although he was tired and sleepy from the excitement of the day, he began to tell of his visit to Manila when a young man.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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WORDS RELATED TO SLEEPY

  • 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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