from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Drowsiness; heaviness; inclination to sleep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The state of being dozy; drowsiness; inclination to sleep.
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- noun The state of being
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"Still, it has a definite local flavor about it, with New Zealand's characteristic good-natured doziness ably represented by Lily (Loren Horsley)."
Bloody hell, that really woke me up from my general doziness about the level of fame you have reached.
It is after the embodying of a good dinner with ourselves, that doziness is most tempting.
Meantime the operations of _doziness_ have been gently applying themselves.
Still he was changing and within the darkness that was subjugating him into doziness a new embedded consistency was formulating.
May there be some clear little stream just behind you, laughing along its idle way; -- some chirping birds, singing their roundelay -- some buzzing flies -- you will then be lulled into doziness.
It had lulled me to doziness, when I was aroused by the electric alarm bell, the purpose of which was to warn folk when a train neared the bridge.
For an answer to this query, we shall not refer to the phenomena of natural sleep and dreaming, because it is evident that the subjects of the experiments we have to explain are not in a state of natural sleep; we shall rather refer to the condition of the brain during what we may call 'doziness,' and also to the effects sometimes produced by disease on the imagination and the senses.
We all know that in a state of 'doziness,' any accidental or ridiculous image which happens to suggest itself, will remain in the mind much longer than in a wakeful condition.
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