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adjective as in sleepy

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Swinton avoids wheat because of its somnolent effects on her: “I was sort of falling asleep for the filming,” she says.

Another personality looked out from the deep-set, somnolent, gray eyes; a personality resolute, forceful and quietly alert.

With the coming of midwinter a somnolent period seemed also to occur in Hollister's affairs.

As though somnolent, they did not stir unless excited by my teasing them with a bit of straw.

Down from the castle walls slopes the town, its happy, unprogressive people as somnolent as of yore.

Clym stepped before her into the passage, and Eustacia waited, her somnolent manner covering her inner heat and agitation.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to somnolent, such as: asleep, dozy, drowsy, listless, nodding off, and out of it.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.