slumberous

[sluhm-ber-uhs, sluhm-bruhs]
adjective
1.
sleepy; heavy with drowsiness, as the eyelids.
2.
causing or inducing sleep.
3.
pertaining to, characterized by, or suggestive of slumber.
4.
inactive or sluggish; calm or quiet.
Also, slumbrous.


Origin:
1485–95; slumber + -ous

slumberously, adverb
slumberousness, noun
unslumbrous, adjective
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slumberous (ˈslʌmbərəs, -brəs)
 
adj
1.  sleepy; drowsy
2.  inducing sleep
3.  characteristic of slumber
 
'slumberously
 
adv
 
'slumberousness
 
n

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Example sentences
The slumberous but appropriate decor, combined with prompt but friendly service, all combine to make this place unique.
There was the moon, there was also the light from the gas-lamps in the deserted slumberous street.
The slumberous afternoon sent the willow shadows to sleep and the aspens to feverish repose, in a landscape without horizon.
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