somnolence


som·no·lence

noun \ˈsäm-nə-lən(t)s\

Definition of SOMNOLENCE

:  the quality or state of being drowsy :  sleepiness

Examples of SOMNOLENCE

  1. <somnolence is likely to be the most typical and telling reaction to this novel>

First Known Use of SOMNOLENCE

14th century

som·no·lence

noun \ˈsäm-nə-lən(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOMNOLENCE

: the quality or state of being drowsy

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