[ US /ˈsɑmnəɫənt/ ]
  1. inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    `slumbery' is archaic
    slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    the sound had a somnolent effect
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How To Use somnolent In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • The somnolent Hampden conference suddenly started to come alive as he laid into Labour as a waste of space in Westminster.
  • Cut off this supply of neutrons - deliberately or accidentally - and the reactor reverts to its natural, somnolent state.
  • I would rather have a president more commanding than somnolent.
  • Or maybe the burlesquing hepcat Spaniards will roll one by the somnolent Coasters. shedders on 9 May 2010 Pop World Cup 2010: Round of 16 Match 8 – Spain 1 Cote d’Ivoire 0 | FreakyTrigger
  • If you are a parent cursing a somnolent teenager for ignoring your appeals to tidy a bedroom for the umpteenth time this morning then these are the statistics for you.
  • Another herb called sarpgandha is famous for its somnolent effect, but should be used only under expert supervision.
  • Beyond the fruit trees, the road climbs into long-ago-terraced mountains, passing through several small villages where old men in berets sit in the shade of somnolent stone churches.
  • Myeloma is a disease of many stages, including one called smoldering or somnolent that is rarely treated unless it starts to progress. RutlandHerald.com
  • All of this passed through my somnolent head in about three seconds, but I simply couldn't be bothered.
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