sleepy

[slee-pee]
adjective, sleepier, sleepiest.
1.
ready or inclined to sleep; drowsy.
2.
of or showing drowsiness.
3.
languid; languorous: a sleepy gesture.
4.
lethargic; sluggish: a sleepy brook.
5.
quiet: a sleepy village.
6.
inducing sleep; soporific: sleepy warmth.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see sleep, -y1

sleepily, adverb
sleepiness, noun
unsleepy, adjective


1. tired, somnolent, slumberous.
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sleepy (ˈsliːpɪ)
 
adj , sleepier, sleepiest
1.  inclined to or needing sleep; drowsy
2.  characterized by or exhibiting drowsiness, sluggishness, etc
3.  conducive to sleep; soporific
4.  without activity or bustle: a sleepy town
 
'sleepily
 
adv
 
'sleepiness
 
n

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Example sentences
During that time he did not feel sleepy or tired and did not show any disorders
  of mood, memory, or anxiety.
Once beautiful but sleepy, this region is now beautiful but sophisticated.
Other brands contain melatonin, the hormone that maintains your body's
  circadian clock, but also can make you sleepy.
In this sleepy city, culture is king and locals are experts in the art of good
  living.
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