Adjective(1) inclined to or marked by drowsiness, or slumbrous
(1) Clinicians usually expect delirious patients to exhibit agitation or hyperarousal and may overlook the delirious patient who is somnolent or obtunded.(2) Where there is no pain, I notice legal drugs do an excellent job of tipping you into somnolent bliss.(3) Men and women who lived here ate, walked and talked with a somnolent lassitude, that takes everything for granted.(4) The poem turns out to be notable as much for its spirited adoption of the early twentieth-century's fascination with somnolent states as for a subtle differentiation from the era's norms.(5) By her somnolent expression he could see she was still tired.(6) It wasn't his report ├ö├ç├┐ad-libbed to a small, somnolent audience at 6.07├ö├ç├û that did the damage.(7) But they - like the infamous somnolent dogs of Bucharest streets, like the drab, grey concrete blocks in the suburbs - are not what Romania's future is about.(8) The somnolent Hampden conference suddenly started to come alive as he laid into Labour as a waste of space in Westminster.(9) But the reporter's calls obviously stirred up the somnolent possums within Labor and alerted government people to a delicious political opportunity waiting to be had.(10) Compared to the somnolent and soporific gentility of late nineteenth-century verse, the poetry produced by American writers in the twentieth-century displays a remarkable dynamism.(11) It would be frenetic in the day, somnolent at night.(12) While the Committee was looking at the strange electoral role practices of the family of the somnolent Queensland backbencher, he seemed to have something different to say.(13) To get to their house you pass somnolent cows, grazing sleepily amidst green fields, little rivulets, coconut groves and brightly painted houses.(14) All of this passed through my somnolent head in about three seconds, but I simply couldn't be bothered.(15) I swung my legs off the bed and in a somnolent daze and padded towards my computer.(16) Another herb called sarpgandha is famous for its somnolent effect, but should be used only under expert supervision.
(1) be somnolent :: wees slaperig
1. sleepy ::
2. quiet ::
3. slumberous ::
1. alert ::
2. awake ::
3. conscious ::
4. wide-awake ::
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