slumbrous

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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