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somnolent

adjective

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  1. 1 desiring or needing sleep trying to teach somnolent students on a very hot day Synonyms of somnolent dozy, drowsy, slumberous (or slumbrous), sleepyWords Related to somnolent asleep, dormant, dozing, resting, sleeping, slumbering; nodding, yawningNear Antonyms of somnolent restive, restless, sleepless; insomniacAntonyms of somnolent alert, awake, conscious, wakeful, wide-awake

  2. 2 tending to cause sleep the somnolent hum of insects in the grass Synonyms of somnolent drowsy, narcotic, opiate, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somniferous, hypnotic, soporificWords Related to somnolent 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 somnolent arousing, awakening, energizing, invigorating, rousing, stimulating, wakening, waking; bracing, refreshing, restorative, reviving, stimulative, stimulatoryAntonyms of somnolent stimulant


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