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dozing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

being in a state of suspended consciousness
  • the dozing dog was running—at least in his dream

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dozing

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of dozing (Entry 2 of 3)

a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself
  • dozing is a natural response to the stifling heat of summer

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dozing

verb
present participle of doze

Synonyms & Antonyms of dozing (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to be in a state of sleep
  • likes to doze through those lazy summer afternoons

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2 to sleep lightly or briefly
  • she dozed fitfully in the car but never fell completely asleep

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“Dozing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dozing. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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