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slumberous

[sluhm-ber-uh s, sluhm-bruh s] /ˈslʌm bər əs, ˈslʌm brəs/
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
1485-1495
1485-95; slumber + -ous
Related forms
slumberously, adverb
slumberousness, noun
unslumbrous, adjective
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slumberous

/ˈslʌmbərəs; -brəs/
adjective (mainly poetic)
1.
sleepy; drowsy
2.
inducing sleep
3.
characteristic of slumber
Derived Forms
slumberously, adverb
slumberousness, noun
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