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drow·sy

drowsy

 
pronunciation:
draU zi
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word History
part of speech: adjective
inflections: drowsier, drowsiest
definition: nearly asleep; very sleepy.
He felt drowsy after dinner.
synonyms:
sleepy
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derivations: drowsily (adv.), drowsiness (n.)
Word History
Drowsy comes from an Old English word that means "to sink" or "become low or slow."