Drowsy

Drow"sy

(?), a. [Compar. Drowsier (?); superl. Drowsiest.] 1. Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy. "When I am drowsy." Shak.
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Dapples the drowsy east with spots of gray.
Shak.
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To our age's drowsy blood
Still shouts the inspiring sea.
Lowell.
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2. Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.
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The drowsy hours, dispensers of all good.
Tennyson.
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3. Dull; stupid. " Drowsy reasoning." Atterbury.

Syn. -- Sleepy; lethargic; dozy; somnolent; comatose; dull heavy; stupid.
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