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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drowsy  \Drow"sy\,  a.  [Compar.  {Drowsier};  superl.  {Drowsiest}.] 
  1.  Inclined  to  drowse;  heavy  with  sleepiness;  lethargic; 
  dozy.  ``When  I  am  drowsy.''  --Shak. 
 
  Dapples  the  drowsy  east  with  spots  of  gray.  --Shak. 
 
  To  our  age's  drowsy  blood  Still  shouts  the  inspiring 
  sea.  --Lowell. 
 
  2.  Disposing  to  sleep;  lulling;  soporific. 
 
  The  drowsy  hours,  dispensers  of  all  good. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  3.  Dull;  stupid.  ``  Drowsy  reasoning.''  --Atterbury. 
 
  Syn:  Sleepy;  lethargic;  dozy;  somnolent;  comatose;  dull 
  heavy;  stupid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drowsy 
  adj  1:  half  asleep;  "made  drowsy  by  the  long  ride";  "it  seemed  a 
  pity  to  disturb  the  drowsing  (or  dozing)  professor"; 
  "a  tired  dozy  child";  "the  nodding  (or  napping) 
  grandmother  in  her  rocking  chair"  [syn:  {drowsing(a)}, 
  {dozy},  {dozing(a)},  {napping(a)},  {nodding(a)}] 
  2:  showing  lack  of  attention  or  boredom;  "the  yawning 
  congregation"  [syn:  {oscitant},  {yawning(a)}] 




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