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somnolent (adjective), more somnolent, most somnolent
1. Relating to something that causes sleepiness or drowsiness: The long and boring film had a somnolent effect on Alice and she slumbered in her armchair until she woke up when the clock struck midnight!
2. A reference to those who have a strong desire to sleep or who are very drowsy: The somnolent hikers, utterly exhausted and tired from walking uphill for hours, finally reached their destination where they quickly prepared themselves to go to their beds and immediately fell asleep!
Sleepy, drowsy; inclined to fall asleep.
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This entry is located in the following units: -olent, -ulent (page 3) somni-, somno-, somn-, -somnia, -somniac (page 4)
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Characteristic of being sleepy, drowsy, or dozing off. (1)