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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 of drowsy dozy, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolentWords Related to drowsy asleep, dormant, dozing, resting, sleeping, slumbering; nodding, yawningNear Antonyms of drowsy restive, restless, sleepless; insomniacAntonyms of drowsy alert, awake, conscious, wakeful, wide-awake

  2. 2 tending to cause sleep listened to drowsy music while waiting in the dentist's office Synonyms of drowsy hypnotic, narcotic, opiate, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somniferous, somnolent, soporificWords Related to drowsy 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 of drowsy arousing, awakening, energizing, invigorating, rousing, stimulating, wakening, waking; bracing, refreshing, restorative, reviving, stimulative, stimulatoryAntonyms of drowsy stimulant



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