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drowsy

adjective

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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