English Synonyms and Antonyms
Slow signifies moving through a relatively short distance, or with a relatively small number of motions in a given time; slow also applies to that which is a relatively long while in beginning or accomplishing something; a watch or a clock is said to be slow when its indications are behind those of the standard time. Tardy is applied to that which is behind the proper or desired time, especially in doing a work or arriving at a place. Deliberate and dilatory are used of persons, tho the latter may be used also of things, as of a stream; a person is deliberate who takes a noticeably long time to consider and decide before acting or who acts or speaks as if he were deliberating at every point; a person is dilatory who lays aside, or puts off as long as possible, necessary or required action; both words may be applied either to undertaking or to doing. Gradual (Latin gradus, a step) signifies advancing by steps, and refers to slow but regular and sure progression. Slack refers to action that seems to indicate a lack of tension, as of muscle or of will, sluggish to action that seems as if reluctant to advance.
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drowsy, drowsing(a), dozyadjective
"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"
drowsy, oscitant, yawning(a)adjective
showing lack of attention or boredom
"the yawning congregation"
jean, who is drowsy, fell asleep at when her head touched the pillow.Submitted by Artemis on June 28, 2017
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Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
They’re especially good for when you’re having trouble sleeping, since they make you drowsy.
It's clearly a significant problem and it's rampant, it has always been a problem, but my hunch is that (drowsy driving) has probably increased.
While a pill might seem easier in the moment, it doesn't help you improve the situation overall, and there are side effects to many of these medications -- like a drowsy hangover or having a hard time getting up.
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
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- приспивателен, сънливBulgarian
- somnoliento, soñoliento, adormecido, soporífero, somníferoSpanish
- خواب و بیدار، نیمه خوابPersian
- unelias, nukuttava, unettavaFinnish
- stupide, somnolent, ensommeillé, soporifiqueFrench
- néalmhar, suanmhar, codlatachIrish
- suaineachScottish Gaelic
- soporifero, insonnolito, assonnatoItalian
- 眠い, 眠たいJapanese
- pōuruuru, hinamoe, hiamoe, hāmoemoeMāori
- senny, ospałyPolish
- modorrento, sonolentoPortuguese
- заспанный, усыпляющий, сонный, снотворный, сонливый, нудныйRussian
- pospan, dremljiv, поспан, sanjiv, сањив, дремљивSerbo-Croatian
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