Synonyms and Antonyms of drowsy

  1. 1 desiring or needing sleep the drowsy students shuffled into the first-period class Synonyms dozy, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolentRelated Words asleep, dormant, dozing, resting, sleeping, slumbering; nodding, yawningNear Antonyms restive, restless, sleepless; insomniacAntonyms alert, awake, conscious, wakeful, wide-awake

  2. 2 tending to cause sleep listened to drowsy music while waiting in the dentist's office Synonyms hypnotic, narcotic, opiate, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somniferous, somnolent, soporificRelated Words depressant, relaxant, sedative, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing); calming, comforting, lulling, pacifying, quieting, relaxing, restful, settling, soothing; analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetizing, benumbing, deadening, dulling, numbing; hypnotizing, mesmerizing, stupefyingNear Antonyms arousing, awakening, energizing, invigorating, rousing, stimulating, wakening, waking; bracing, refreshing, restorative, reviving, stimulative, stimulatoryAntonyms stimulant

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a brief usually trivial fact

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