HyperDic: drowsiness

English > 1 sense of the word drowsiness:
NOUNstatedrowsiness, sleepiness, somnolencea very sleepy state
drowsiness > pronunciation
Soundsdraw'ziynahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > drowsiness: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA very sleepy state.
Synonymssleepiness, somnolence
Narroweroscitancy, oscitancedrowsiness and dullness manifested by yawning
Broadertemporary stateA state that continues for a limited time
Oppositewakefulness, sleeplessnessA temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
Spanishadormecimiento, chavalongo, modorra, somnolencia, soñolencia, sopor, sueño
Catalanensopiment, somnolència
Adjectivesdrowsyhalf asleep

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