slumberous

adjective slum·ber·ous \ ˈsləm-b(ə-)rəs \
variants: or slumbrous

Definition of slumberous

1 : heavy with sleep : sleepy
2 : inducing slumber : soporific
3 : marked by or suggestive of a state of sleep or lethargy
  • a slumberous state of peace

Examples of slumberous in a Sentence

  1. parents putting their slumberous children to bed

  2. the slumberous murmer of the wind in the trees

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First Known Use of slumberous

15th century

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