somnolent adj : inclined to or marked by drowsiness; "slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"; "`slumbery' is archaic"; "the sound had a a somnolent effect" [syn: slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous]
EtymologyFirst attested in 1615. From Old French sompnolent ( > French somnolent), < somnolentus < somnus "sleep". Replaced older form: sompnolent.
anesthetized, apathetic, benumbed, blase, bored, cataleptic, comatose, dead, debilitated, doped, dopey, dormant, dozy, dreamy, droopy, drowsy, drugged, drugged with sleep, dull, enervated, exanimate, half asleep, heavy, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, hebetudinous, in a stupor, inactive, inanimate, inert, jaded, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, lumpish, moribund, napping, narcoleptic, narcose, narcotic, narcotized, narcous, nodding, numb, opiate, oscitant, out of it, passive, phlegmatic, pooped, sated, sedated, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk, sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleepy, slow, sluggish, slumberous, slumbery, snoozy, somnifacient, somniferous, soporific, stagnant, stagnating, stretchy, stultified, stuporose, stuporous, supine, torpid, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, world-weary, yawning, yawny